Leigh Machnee

  • Vancouver BC

BFA, Simon Fraser University

Formal Training

Simon Fraser University, BFA in Contemporary Dance- Vancouver, CAN (Sept. 2012-April 2016)

Focused on gaining strength and knowledge in contemporary technique in a range of styles, including Graham and Cunningham. Studied under Judith Garay, Megan Walker-Straight, Henry Daniel, Marla Eist, Desiree Dunbar, Cheryl Prophet, Robert Kitsos

Dansko Studios- Victoria, CAN (Sept. 2001- June 2012)

Studied various styles, including ballet, jazz, modern, tap, and musical theatre. Annually, learned choreography in each discipline, to be performed at festivals, competitions, and local shows.

Vancouver Circus School- Vancouver, CAN (Nov. 2014-present)

Acquired the basics of circus staples, the static trapeze and aerial hoop. These dynamic aerial apparatus’ require a combination of strength, flexibility, and creative move

Performances

Work History