Associates & Contributors

Josh Hite / Videographer & Visual Artist

Josh Hite’s video and photo work is primarily concerned with human movement through local spaces. He is inspired by the potential for the creation of subjective pathways and the myriad results that occur when movers decidedly confront obstacles. He has collaborated on site-specific projects, dance and sound performances, and work in public space. Josh has a BA in Philosophy, an MFA in Visual Art and teaches photography and video at Emily Carr University of Art + Design and Arts Umbrella in Vancouver.

Justine Chambers / Rehearsal Director &
Contemporary Dance Artist

Justine A. Chambers is a Vancouver-based contemporary dance artist. She was a principal dancer with Desrosiers Dance Theatre and has since worked with a number of independent choreographers and companies nationally and abroad. She is currently creating into and out of (a place) a solo work for three dancers in collaboration with textile artist, Heather Martin and sound artist Kristen Roos, premiering at EDAM in April 2012. Chambers sits on the board for CADA/BC.

Wendy D / Photographer
(OIS Website, Vessel, ME SO YOU SO ME)

Wendy D’s love affair with the art, technique, business and people, which make up the world of photography spans twenty years.

Jeff Younger / Composer (L.S.D., Vessel)

Jeff was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. From September 2000 to December 2006, Jeff completed a Bachelor of Music Degree from the highly regarded Capilano College Jazz Studies Program in North Vancouver, BC. Jeff majored in modern classical composition, with a strong secondary emphasis on jazz guitar.

Craig Alfredson / Video Projection Designer

Craig has been working professionally for 15 years as a technical director and designer for various Vancouver theatre and dance companies. He holds a diploma in Stagecraft from Douglas College (1999), his BFA from the University of British Columbia (2009) and is currently pursuing his MFA in Design at the University of British Columbia. His skill set includes Technical Direction for theatre and dance; Set Design, Lighting Design and Projection Design; Scenic Carpentry, Audio Engineering and Isadora® Programming.

James Proudfoot / Lighting Designer
(Vessel, ME SO YOU SO ME)

Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland where he received his theatre training, James has been living in Vancouver since 1993. For twelve years he was resident Technical Director of the Firehall Arts Centre. He eventually lit shows for the Firehall Theatre Company amassing over a dozen design credits on projects ranging from the musicals to Canadian classics. Recent designs seen on stage include “Manga” for Serge Bennathan, “Cock-Pit” and “Unbound” for Wen Wei Dance, “Gravity” for Urban Ink, “The Whole Beast” and “[storm]” for battery opera and “Timber/Timbre” for Joe Ink.