HANNA KIEL is from Seoul, South Korea and moved to Vancouver in 1996. Since then, she has been pursuing her goal as a choreographer. Hanna’s work has been presented at 12 Minutes Max, PlanB Singles and solos Festival, Dancing on the Edge Festival, Asian Heritage Month Festival, Pulse at the Scotiabank Dance Centre, Roundhouse Centre, Surrey Arts Centre in Vancouver, Lynda Raino Dance in Victoria and New Face Dance Festival in Seoul, Korea. In 2007, she choreographed and danced at the Centre A, collaborating with Yoko Ono. Hanna moved to Toronto in 2008 where she continues her career as an independent dance artist. She has choreographed for Cadence Contemporary Ballet Company, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen, George Brown Dance, Ryerson Dances, ProArteDanza, and Kenny Pearl’s Emerging Artist Intensive in Toronto, and Garion Contemporary Dance Company and Soong Hee Woman’s College in South Korea. Hanna is the 2012 winner of Northwest Dance Project’s ‘Pretty Creatives’ international choreographic competition in Portland, Oregon. Hanna is also artistic director of Human Body Expression. She presented her full evening work in December 2013, Project L – The world that you created, for which she was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award in the Best Choreography category.