Amber Liberté began ballet & contemporary dance from a young age, and went on to graduate with a B.A. in Performing and Screen Arts (UNITEC) in 2015. Amber choreographs, directs, performs, and curates in theatrical, film, and gallery settings. Recent works include: Standing In The Threshold (between the void & light) (dance-theatre, 2020) Open Space (dance-film, 2019), Synesthesia (performance art, 2019), AKL, Babel (dance-theatre, 2019), Pigeon Loops (Romanian dance-art residency, 2019), The Vagina Monologues (theatre, 2019), A Lost Cause (theatre, 2018), pool (no water) (dance-theatre, 2018), Catalyst (finalist in the Utah Dance Film Festival, 2017), and Socio (curated dance & theatre evening, 2016).
Her body of work is cross-disciplinary, focussing on: dance, film, sound & space. These works consider a sociological perspective, exploring how economic structures massively affect identity and relationships. Aesthetically, she draws from expressionist & surrealist artists, and theatre/dance makers such as: Antonin Artaud, Pina Bausch, Ana Teresa Der Keersmaeker, DV8 Physical Theatre, Julia Harvie, Francis Bacon, and absurdist theatre makers
She has also appeared in, or been a creative team member in professional + emerging productions & TVCs/series by: HeiHei, DDB/Thick As Thieves, Auckland Theatre Company, Pop-Up Globe, Christchurch Body Festival, Auckland Fringe Festival, Wellington Fringe Festival, Wet Hot Beauties, Last Tapes Theatre, and other emerging production/creative companies.
New Zealand Agent: www.thehumanagency.co.nz
Amber is currently based in New Zealand
Image courtesy of Veronika Sola