SASHA AMAYA

Associate Director 2025 & Co-Artistic Director SUBMERGE Festival 2025

Sasha Amaya is a dancer, choreographer, and installation artist. Sasha Amaya’s work as a performer and creator has been exhibited and supported by numerous institutions in Europe, Canada and the USA. In addition to her dance education in Canada, Germany, and France, Amaya holds an MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies from the University of Cambridge, and a Post-Masters diploma from the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm. Next to and as part of her artistic work, Amaya writes regularly on dance and art for publications including Stream, Tanzschreiber, Tanzarchiv, TanzZeit, and Tanzfabrik Berlin. Amaya has presented her work at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Leiden; she teaches workshops and intensive courses, and provides lectures, critiques, and feedback sessions, for the University of Cambridge Festival of Ideas, the University of Ghent, Freie Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, the University of Manitoba, LAKE Studios Berlin, and Tanzfabrik Berlin. She is a regular host and moderator of the UNFINISHED FRIDAYS, the in-progress choreographic evening series at LAKE Studios Berlin. She will also be joining the artistic direction Team at LAKE Studios in 2025 as well as curating and hosting SUBMERGE 2025.

http://sasha-amaya.com