Aria Evans

Aria Evans (Local Lead Artist) is a queer, Vancouver Island-born, Winnipeg-based, award-winning interdisciplinary artist whose practice spans dance, theatre, and film. They recently moved to Winnipeg after living, schooling, and working in Toronto for the past 15 years. As a public speaker, activist, and creative leader, Aria draws on their experiences of being multiracial. Aria is a certified Intimacy Coordinator.  With a large-scale vision, collaboration is the departure point to the choreographic work that Aria creates under their company POLITICAL MOVEMENT. Advocating for inclusion and the representation of diversity, Aria uses their artistic practice to question the ways we can coexist together. Aria just started a tenure track Assistant Professor position at the University of Winnipeg where they are teaching movement to 3rd and 4th year Honours Acting cohorts.