Co-Directors

  • Renata Soutter

    A co-founder of Propeller Dance, Renata has dedicated her professional career to socially-engaged dance innovation through creation, performance, community outreach, and education. Numerous creations for Propeller include Living the Desirable Life (2017), The Wild Life (2017),  Flesh and Spokes (2015), Drifting Up (2013), a commission by Dusk Dances Ottawa, and collaborations with the Ottawa Inuitread more

    Co-Director, Choreographer, Teacher, Company Dancer

  • Shara Weaver

    After attending the National Ballet School in Toronto, Shara’s “egg cracked” wide open to what dance can be with dance partners with disabilities in Ottawa and through travels in West Africa.  New ways of experiencing and viewing movement always invigorate her – particularly sensory discoveries for performance and multi-genre art. Lately, she is most excitedread more

    Co-Director, Choreographer, Teacher, Company Dancer