Teaching Assistant/Associate Artist
Harmanie Rose is a disabled dance artist living and working on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.
Passionate about teaching and creating dance as a framework for inclusive, and community-centered Art-making. Before moving to so-called Vancouver in 2014, Harmanie co-founded iDance Edmonton (now known as CRIPSiE) in 2008 as a way to access dance training for a diverse range of disabilities and embodiments. In March 2020 Harmanie was featured on the Axis Dance Company’s Disabled Women in Dance Campaign for Women’s history month. You can watch her three dance films including world-renowned, dance artist Alice Sheppard’s Inclinations and Carolina Bergonzoni’s Ho.Me. Sanctuary, the dance film she co-created with Martin Borden and Rianne Svelnis had its world premiere in London at the Together! 2019 Disability Film Festival in December 2019.