Aria Evans works in film, dance creation and performance. She draws on her experiences as a woman of mixed race as well as her BFA to capture meaningful social and cultural themes through her interactive art. The Canada, Ontario and Toronto Arts Council’s have supported Aria’s endeavours as well as Jumblies Theatre, Native Earth Performing Arts and b current.
Aria is Artistic Director of The Go To Company and co-Artistic Director of hub14. Her critically acclaimed work has been presented with SummerWorks – Dance Series, The Toronto Fringe, the University of Toronto Scarborough, FRESH BLOOD, the Gardiner Museum, the Harbourfront Centre’s Next Step Series, Series 808 and Dance Ontario, Long Winter, Labspace Studio and many more. Her work in video dance has led her to being Kaeja d’Dance’s resident videographer and editor. Independently she has collaborated with many of Toronto’s leading dance artists and organizations. Aria does film work for Hop To It Productions Inc. whose documentary work premiers on Network Television where Aria has associate producer, editor, photographer and videographer credits.