Natasha Powell. Photo by Kendra Epik.
Natasha Powell is Toronto-born and has been working in the dance industry for 17 years. Her soulful approach to movement that transcends genre can be seen and felt in her dancing, choreography and teachings. In 2016, Natasha founded her Dora Mavor Moore Award-winning company, Holla Jazz, as a forum for developing and presenting artists that work and improvise together, to create harmonious and transformative experiences. The company aims to reinvigorate jazz dance with its sister dances including hip hop and house, as innovative and important vehicles for expression, while showcasing freedom and one’s own identity through the spirit of jazz.