Natalie is an independent dance artist specializing in improvisation and interdisciplinary collaboration. She lives and works on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Natalie has a double degree in Contemporary Dance and International Studies from Simon Fraser University. Natalie has worked with and performed for battery opera performance, Mutable Subject, MACHiNENOiSY Dance Theatre, Mascall Dance, Dancers’ Studio West (Calgary), fu-GEN Theatre (Toronto), La Pocha Nostra (San Francisco), Le Brothers (Vietnam), Amy O’Neal (Seattle), Daisy Thompson (UK), among others. Natalie pursues opportunities locally and internationally outside of dance contexts in an effort to hone a critical, decolonized practice. She is co-Artistic Director of Hong Kong Exile, who are this year’s Artists-in-Residence at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. She is a late sleeper, a late riser, a latecomer, a late bloomer, and a late-night snacker.