Annie Hanauer is an independent dance artist based between the UK & France. Originally from the USA, she holds a BFA in Dance from the University of Minnesota. She has performed, choreographed, toured, and taught extensively for over a decade, and currently performs with long-time collaborator Rachid Ouramdane (France) and with the Paris Chamber Orchestra. She recently choreographed touring work for Mobius Dance (Leeds, UK) and the ZHdK Stage Lab, Zurich. She is currently creating her own new work around utopia, disability, and collective imagination premiering in STEPS festival 2022, Switzerland, and is creating a new project with Nic Conibere/Normal Conditions (UK). Annie has performed with Emanuel Gat Dance, Lea Anderson, Wendy Houstoun, Lucy Suggate, and Boris Charmatz, and was a member of Candoco Dance Company from 2008-2014. Annie’s choreographic work has been supported by Arts Council England, Siobhan Davies Dance, Candoco Dance Company, LAC Lugano, Teatro Danzabile, STEPS festival and The Place. She is passionate about making the dance world inclusive and accessible, and wants to disrupt the idea of a normative dancing body.