Photo by Dakota Bouher

Maximillion Hawkeye Canion

Maximillion Hawkeye Canion is a queer movement artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from El Paso, TX, they received a BFA in Dance Performance at The University of Texas at El Paso (2014). During their time in the border city they were welcomed into a rich multi-cultural/disciplinary community of eclectic artists where they had the opportunity to nourish and stimulate their own voice. Since living in NYC, they have been grateful to develop mentorships with artists such as Sidra Bell and Assaf Salhov. They have performed works by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Sidra Bell, Fernando Melo, Lior Lazarof and Kayla Farrish. Recently, they attended Springboard Danse Montreal (2019) under the direction of Alexandra Wells. Currently they are working with UNA Projects, BIRDHOUSE and slowdanger.