Ami Shulman

ByMichaela Weinhauser

Ami Shulman

Ami Shulman has worn many hats in the realms of the Performing Arts. As a movement artist, she is a performer; choreographer; rehearsal director; educator; Feldenkrais Practitioner and writer. 

Ami has taught throughout Europe, Canada and the USA including for the Netherlands Dans Theater; the Goteborgs Operans Danskompani; the Venice Biennale; Cirque Du Soleil; Juilliard School; BANFF Centre for the Arts; National Theatre School of Canada; CODARTS; b12; Hollins University; Jacob’s Pillow amongst many others and she is an Artistic Associate of the Springboard Project Montreal/New York. 

Ami choreographed for the National Theatre of London, UK; the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington DC and has co-created works with the Cirque Du Soleil; the National Ballet of Canada and Ballet British Columbia. Ami was an associate choreographer to Maxine Doyle of Punchdrunk; has staged the works of Johannes Wieland internationally and has been a Rehearsal Director at the GoteborgOperans Danskompani in Sweden.

Ami has an invested interest in the healing arts, she is a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and is trained in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy. She has presented her work at conferences internationally and has written articles on enactive cognition and the phenomenology of movement, having her work published in the Feldenkrais Journal and in Dance magazine. She co-authored for the anthology Back to the Dance Itself with Dr Hillel Braude. 

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Michaela Weinhauser editor