Anastasia Wiebe is a Halifax-based movement artist. Wiebe continued her dance training at the Peridance Capezio Centre in New York, graduating from their Certificate Program in 2015. Performance credits include Mercurials and Sonderlings with Lydia Zimmer, Imposters Duet with Leah Skerry, Moving Still, Standing Forward with Naishi Wang, petites danses with Maire-Josée Chartier, Striketone with Vanessa Goodman, and Inhabit with Kyana Lyne. In 2022 Wiebe was an acrobatic intern with Breaking Circus, a contemporary circus troupe located in Halifax, NS. She also has many years of experience in arts administration and producing with not-for-profit organizations, such as Live Art Dance and Nostos Collectives, and was the Production Manager for Symphony Nova Scotia’s, The Nutcracker in 2022. Wiebe has created many works across Nova Scotia, most notably Parallel Paths, an evening-length work with Nostos Collectives and The Third Mountain, a dance theatre piece studying the individual's experience with climate anxiety. In 2020, Wiebe graduated with a BA in Psychology from Saint Mary’s and continues to work on integrating psychology principles into her creation and teaching practices. She has travelled across the Maritimes adjudicating dance festivals and competitions, as well as teaching workshops in contemporary and floor-based styles, and giving seminar talks on mental health resiliency within dance training.
Photo by Anastasia Wiebe