Leah Fournier and Amelia Koper Heintzelman are collaborators of nearly a decade. They are really good at letting things go and bad at giving things enough time. They have been supported by Centre Pompadour, Chez Bushwick, The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, Chashama, The Floor, University Settlement, Center for Performance Research, and Fresh Festival.
Leah Fournier is an improvisor, dancer, and dance-maker originally from Lewiston, Maine. She has worked with Barbie Diewald, Angie Hauser, Chris Aiken, Stephen Koplowitz, and Shaina Cantino, and remains deeply influenced by study with Kathleen Hermesdorf & Albert Mathias and Sara Shelton Mann. Leah relocated to Brooklyn in 2021 after 5 years of rooting in Western Massachusetts where she worked as Assistant Director of The School For Contemporary Dance & Thought. She currently works for Contact Quarterly and Movement Research.
Amelia Koper Heintzelman is a performer and maker based in NYC. She has been an AIR at Chez Bushwick, Performance Project Fellow at University Settlement and Associate Artist studying under Deborah Hay at Atlantic Center for the Arts. Her work has been presented at the Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati, OH), Lubov Gallery (NYC), Center for Performance Research (Brooklyn), and other spaces throughout the US and France. She has performed with Alexis Zaccarello (NYC), Phoebe Berglund (NYC), Juli Brandano (NYC), and Christine Bonansea Company (NYC/Berlin). She teaches yoga and pilates. www.ameliakh.com