Ms. Emi Forster

Dancemakers, Curator Toronto, Canada

Emi Forster is a curator, writer, producer and choreographer, currently Co-Curator of Dancemakers, Canada’s national centre for dance creation based in Toronto, Ontario. She holds a Master of Art Administration from University of New South Wales’ College of Fine Arts (Sydney, Australia), and a Bachelor of Dance from the Victorian College of the Arts (Melbourne, Australia). As a curator, Emi has worked on several dance-based and multidisciplinary programs, including the Beams Arts Festival, a unique festival of dance, visual art, theatre, film, music, workshops and talks. Emi’s work as a writer and critic spans dance and visual arts, and she has written for such publications as RealTime Arts, Dance Australia and Incubate. Previously, Emi worked at one of Australia’s premier centres for the development and presentation of interdisciplinary performance, Performance Space, and as General Manager of SummerWorks, Canada’s largest juried and curated performance festival.