A dance film by Phoenix Dance Theatre and Alethia Antonia
Premiered 7 December 2022
Confronted with all you are expected to be, how do you process, accept and put together the many fragments of self. Are you… Am I?
Alethia Antonia (they/her) is a UK-based freelance choreographer, performer, teacher and researcher. Alethia’s choreographic work and research incorporate various movement practices, music and vocality to explore artistic and socio-political issues in relation to race, gender and dance as a place to practice navigation and reimagining.
Their choreographic work has been commissioned, supported and performed through institutions such as Sadler’s Wells, Akram Khan Company, Phoenix Dance Theatre, and UTA Artist Space. They are currently a Work Place Artist at The Place and a part-time PhD student at De Montfort University with a Midlands4Cities studentship.
Alongside their choreographic career they are also an established performer who has worked with companies such as Russell Maliphant Dance Company, Scottish Dance Theatre and James Cousins Company amongst others, and guest teaches for various dance conservatoires, CAT schemes, outreach projects and professional companies around the UK.