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Ami Shulman

Ami Shulman is a performing artist, choreographer and movement director.

For the National: Salomé

Other work includes: Michael Jackson One, Le sacre du printemps, Body Remix/Goldberg Variations, Watershed, Giselle, Turandot, Lucy Lost Her Heart, Orpheus and Eurydice, 24 Preludes of Chopin, Nombre D’Or, Chorale, Rite of SpringMiniatures, Personae, Anatomies, ‘S’, Diptych, 7 Dialogues, Water Between 3 Hands, Those Specks of Dust, Salomé

As a performer, she has worked in over 25 countries across North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

She has collaborated on large-scale film installations with Mouvement Perpetuel and with musician/videographer Butch Rovan, which continue to be presented internationally.

Shulman has co-authored for an anthology of Dance Performance and Phenomenology with Dr Hillel Braude, to be published in 2017 and has presented her work at conferences at McGill University (Timeforms), Sorbonne Nouvelle University (International Society of Gesture Studies) and she is currently working on the pedagogy of embodied mathematics with Associate Professor of Cognition and Development at Berkeley University California, Dor Abrahamson.

As a dance and movement educator, Shulman has taught extensively throughout Canada, the US and Europe including for the Juilliard School, Jacob’s Pillow, Alvin Ailey School, Boston Conservatory, Staatstheater Kassel, the Rotterdam Dance Academy; and the National Theatre School of Canada amongst others. Shulman is an Artistic Associate of the Springboard Project Montreal and is a certified practitioner of the Feldenkrais Method.

Salomé – Helen Hayes Award, Best Choreography


(Published April 2017)