Sophia Wolfe


Region: BC Vancouver BC
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Bio

Sophia Wolfe is a dance artist who also works in visual media including photography, film, and video art. She typically is from Vancouver, Canada on unceded Coast Salish territories, of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations and is currently in London completing her MA in Screendance at the London Contemporary Dance School. Sophia completed her post secondary dance training through Modus Operandi in 2014, and has since danced and toured with companies and independent choreographers such asCompany 605, Co-Erasga, Chick Snipper, Cindy Mochizuki, Kelly McInnes, Antonio Somera, Zahra Shahab, The Only Animal and New World Theatre.

Outside of her performance practice, she has a regular practice in video documentation of live performance. Sophia is the founder and Artistic Director of F-O-R-M (Festival Of Recorded Movement), a movement-on-screen festival that supports youth and emerging artists through screening and creation of movement based films. (www.f-o-r-m.ca). She is also on the research team of videocan; an online archive of canadian performance. She has curated screenings for New Blue Dance Festival (Toronto), Vancouver Art Gallery, Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver) and Body+Camera (Chicago).


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