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Leda Davies is an actor, dancer and circus artist based out of Calgary, Alberta. Since graduating from the University of Calgary with a BFA in Drama and a minor in Dance in 2008, Leda has been impacting the cultural landscape of Calgary and Alberta by pushing boundaries of theatre, dance and circus arts. Her self-created work features movement journeys that are playful, controversial, and confrontational but that always have an emotional core.
Leda has created several devised and site specific theatre performances, including solo and collaborative works. Her performances have been featured in various festivals in Alberta including the Soulocentric Festival, The Annual Alberta Dance Festival, Edmonton Fringe Festival and One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo.
For the past three years Leda has been building a solid foundation in aerial arts, with a focus in silks (tissue) and static trapeze (dance). After the creation her first interdisciplinary aerial performance in March, 2010, Leda has been focused on developing a professional circus and dance-theatre community in Calgary. In January 2012 Léda joined High Stung Aerial Dance, a company based out of Black Diamond, Alberta. She is also a proud co-creator of the aerial dance company Rare Birds.
In the future Leda would like to continue to work independently and collaboratively on new projects in Canada and around the world. She believes that creating provocative interdisciplinary work will not only enrich the Calgary community, but will foster a stronger Canadian identity as a diverse, and eclectic artistic hotspot.
“I want my artistic expression in theatre and dance to be the way I live my life- with an ardent desire to burn down the bridges that link me to too well known beaten tracks of contemporary performance that I consider timid”- Leda Davies
High River Little Britches Parade
We invite you and your family to a day of fun, laughs, maybe a few spills and thrills and good memories for all.
Admission is FREE. Parade starts at 10AM