Fundamentals of Physical Practice; Contemporary/Modern Technique
MFA '10; BFA '03
Tracey Norman is an independent dance artist based in Toronto with a focus on creating interdisciplinary work. She splits her time between choreographing, teaching, interpreting and facilitating dance. Tracey’s choreography has been commissioned and presented by many Canadian organizations including, DanceWorks, Dance Ontario, Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre, York Dance Ensemble, the Season Finale of Series 8:08, Dance Matters and Kinetic Studio. Her work has been described as “refreshing and original” (the Globe and Mail).
Tracey has recently performed in works by independent choreographers, Susan Lee, Meagan O’Shea and Darcey Callison. She received her MFA in Choreography & Dramaturgy from York University and is currently a part-time faculty member in York’s Dance Department, teaching Dance Composition and Modern Technique. Tracey works as an outside eye to several artists, teaches dance at studios in Toronto, and teaches creative process workshops in public schools. She worked for Series 8:08 from 2006-12 as Alternative Technique Class Program Manager and Program Assistant and served on the board for the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists from 2008-11.
Areas of Academic Specialty: Dance Composition; Modern Technique