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Santee Smith

Kaeja Projects: Xtraordinary TO Dances: Moments in Reel Time (2017) Xtraordinary TO Dances: Solo Dance Xchange (2018)

Santee Smith is a multi-disciplinary artist from the Kahnyen'kehàka Nation, Six Nations. She completed 6 years at Canada's National Ballet School; Physical Education, Psychology degrees from McMaster University and a Dance MA from York University. Santee premiered her first work Kaha:wi in 2004 and one year later founded Kaha:wi Dance Theatre which has grown into an internationally renowned company. Her body of work includes 12 productions, over 11 short works and numerous other commissions, touring nationally and internationally. Santee is a sought after teacher and speaker on Indigenous performance and culture and is a 2017 REVEAL Indigenous Arts Award recipient.