Sophia Wolfe

Sophia Wolfe is a contemporary dance artist who also works in visual media including photography, film, and video art. She is normally based in Vancouver, Canada on unceded Coast Salish territories, of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Sophia graduated from Modus Operandi in 2014, and has since danced and toured with Company 605, Co-Erasga, Cindy Mochizuki, Kelly McInnes, Antonio Somera, Zahra Shahab, and New World Theatre. 

She 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 dissemination and creation of movement based films. She is on the research team of videocan; an online archive of canadian performance and has curated screenings for New Blue Dance Festival (Toronto), Vancouver Art Gallery, Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver) and Body+Camera (Chicago).

She is excited to be studying at LCDS to further develop choreographic languages and approaches to filmmaking. She is interested in an embodied approach to the intersecting of these media. She sees screendance as an accessible medium which allows audiences to see movement from new perspectives while also opening them up to new sensations and experiences within themselves.