Photo by Amelia Heintzelman.

Leah Fournier

Leah Fournier is a dancer and dance-maker originally from Lewiston, Maine. She has performed with artists including Angie Hauser, Chris Aiken, Barbie Diewald, Juli Brandano, Sara Shelton Mann, Nancy Stark Smith, and Vanessa Anspaugh. Her own choreographic work is in collaboration with Amelia Heintzelman. Their work has been supported and presented by Fresh Festival (CA), Centre Pompadour (FR), Center for Performance Research, Chez Bushwick, The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (MA), Chashama, The Floor, Lubov Gallery, and University Settlement. Leah relocated to Brooklyn in 2021 after 5 years of rooting in Western Massachusetts where she worked as Assistant Director of The School For Contemporary Dance & Thought. She currently works for Contact Quarterly and joined the MR team in December 2021.

[Image Description: A portrait of Leah, a woman with curly, dark brown hair looking at the camera with a slight smile. She is wearing a turtleneck and is standing in front of a vibrant wall with plants and a few flowers around her.]