Our Instructors

Mark Ikeda


Mark Ikeda’s creative practice is centered around original performances through storytelling and movement. He has developed a unique methodology combining narrative, imagination, and choreography that has led to being named the 2015 Emerging Artist by Calgary Arts Development Authority. His work has been produced in the Alberta Dance Festival, Fluid Festival, FEATS Festival of Dance, Dance Montage, and Expanse Movement Arts Festival among others; Mark has explored stories of life-long love, Waiting for Godot, and getting trapped in a killer video game. His one-man performance Sansei: The Storyteller was a Best of Fest winner at the Calgary Fringe 2014 and was nominated for a 2015 Critter award for Best Solo.