Heidi Strauss


Heidi Strauss is in interested in how people interact with each other, and with their environments. As Artistic Director of adelheid, she develops new performance works and initiates programs for other artists - currently including re:research, (for emerging dance creators) and Cohort (for makers integrating digital technologies into creation). She has been a resident artist at the Factory Theatre, The Theatre Centre and Harbourfront Centre. Her film collaborations have been screened at dança em foco (Rio de Janiero), nu2’s IDN festival (Barcelona) and d:mic (Toronto). She has been commissioned by/choreographed for Toronto Dance Theatre, Mocean Dance, The Frankfurt Opera, The Canadian Opera Company, Volcano, and the Stratford Festival. Heidi is a recipient of the KM Hunter Award for Dance and multiple Dora Awards. www.adelheid.ca