Julea’s multi-faceted career includes early years as a dance artist-educator and choreographer, taking her from the east coast where she ran her own studio, to teaching at the School of the Alberta Ballet and Carleton University. Since then, she has led strategic initiatives with the Cultural Development & Initiatives team at the City of Ottawa, […]
Kira joined Propeller Dance in September 2014 as a Dance Partner Specialist in the Wednesday Adult Class and the Sunday Youth Class. After training in the Professional Ballet Programme at the School of Dance and completing a Summer Intensive Program in contemporary dance at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Kira has enjoyed the opportunity to […]
Mena is a fundraising specialist with over 18 years experience working in the industry. Her background includes working in the fields that include the arts, health and human rights. Mena helps to manage Propeller’s fundraising and donor stewardship activities, including raising income from grants from foundations and companies.
Renata Soutter is Co-Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Propeller Dance. She has dedicated her professional career to socially-engaged dance innovation through creation, performance, community outreach, and education. Her numerous professional creations for Propeller Dance include Drifting Up (2013), Flesh and Spokes (2015), a commission by Dusk Dances Ottawa, and community collaborations with the Ottawa Inuit […]
Shara Weaver is one-half of the creative and administrative force behind Propeller Dance. She choreographs, writes grants, teaches dance, strategizes organizational development and takes the lead on certain projects such as Propeller’s weekly Children’s program for 4-12 year olds.