Miranda Wheen

Miranda Wheen is a Sydney-based dancer who has collaborated with companies and choreographers throughout Australia and internationally. She is an Associate Artist with Marrugeku, and has performed with Stalker Theatre Company, Mirramu Dance Company, Martin Del Amo, Shaun Parker and Company, Restless Dance Theatre, Cadi McCarthy and the Tsai Jui-Yueh Dance Foundation in Taiwan, among others. She was the Associate Artist on Martin Del Amo’s Champions, for the 2017 Sydney Festival, and is a founding member of Dance Makers Collective. She was the Director of Dads for Dance Makers Collective, which was short listed for a 2017 Australian Dance Award.

She trained at Western Sydney University and Macquarie University, and in 2007 studied at L’Ecole des Sables, the International School for Contemporary and Traditional African Dance in Senegal. Her practice is rooted in contemporary dance performance and spans intercultural collaboration, improvisation, advocacy and choreography.