22/23 Annex Dancer Bryony Bowman

Bryony began dancing in Grants Pass, Oregon at Stillpoint Dance Studio with teachers Sylvia Bolton and Penny King in 2010. In 2018, she moved from Oregon to Vancouver to attend the Arts Umbrella Pre-Professional Training/SPARTS Program until 2020. During those two years, Bryony had the opportunity to perform works by Sidra Bell, Wubkje Kuindersma, Simone Orlando, and Wen Wei Wang. In 2020, Bryony joined the Arts Umbrella Post-Secondary Dance Diploma Program where she learned and performed works by Crystal Pite, Marco Goecke, Jae Man Joo, Fernando Magadan, Anne Plamondon, and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Bryony has attended summer programs such as the Arts Umbrella International dance intensive, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, and Miami City Ballet. This summer, Bryony joined Arts Umbrella on their tour to the Netherlands where she was able to take workshops from many international dance artists and perform in places such as the Dutch National Opera and Julidans Festival.