Scheduled during the free daytime programming.
Sunday April 29, 11:30 am – 12:50 pm, Room 5 (upstairs)
Amanda Bon is an independent contemporary dancer from Ottawa. Since graduating from the professional contemporary dance training program at The School of Dance (Ottawa) in 2005, she has worked as an interpreter for several local choreographers including Caroline Barrière (Caroline Barrière Danse), Cathy Kyle Fenton, Sylvie Desrosiers (Dorsale Danse), and Noémie Lafrance (Sens Production). She is also a member of the local contemporary dance company Tara Luz Danse, under artistic director and choreographer Anik Bouvrette. In addition to contemporary dance, Amanda is also a flamenco dancer, having studied with Juliana Pulford (Theatre Flamenco) in Ottawa, as well as various world-class instructors at the renowned flamenco academy Amor de Dios in Madrid, Spain. She remains active in the local dance scene through collaborations with local emerging artists and freelance teaching, and continues to hone her craft by pursuing regular training and workshop opportunities in Ottawa and beyond. Amanda’s passion for the arts is not confined to dance. She has a parallel career as a singer/songwriter, and has two CDs to her name, Juniper Weekends (2011), and Down the Road (2013). She is also a certified Pilates instructor with The Ron Fletcher Company, and teaches out of her home studio in Ottawa.