Hanna Kiel

Choreographer in Residence, Teacher, Mentorship Coach, Repertoire & Composition

Hanna Kiel

Hanna Kiel is from Seoul, South Korea. Hanna completed her dance diploma at Maindance School in Vancouver, B.C., and works with schools, companies, and artists like Yoko Ono, George Brown Dance, Ryerson Dances, School of Toronto Dance Theatre, ProArteDanza, Cadence Contemporary Ballet Company, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen, Alias Dance Project, The National Ballet of Canada, and Decidedly Jazz Danceworks in Calgary. She has been teaching at George Brown since 2014.

Academic Credentials

3-year Dance Diploma, Maindance School, 2001

Areas Of Specialization

Repertoire and Composition, Creation and Mentoring

Career Highlights

Community Coordinator for Asian Heritage Month Festival, Vancouver Artistic Director for Choom Hanna, Vancouver Artistic Director for Choommy Youth Dance Vancouver, Artistic Director for Human Body Expression, Toronto Founder of The Garage Dance Collective, Toronto Jury for Toronto Arts Council


Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Original Choreography, 2018

Dora Mavor Moore Nomination for Best Choreography, 2014

Winner of Northwest Dance Project’s ‘Pretty Creatives’ International Choreographic Competition, Portland, Organ, 2013

Best Young Choreographer Award, New Face Festival, South Korea, 1999