Sharon Moore is acclaimed for her highly magnetic worlds of movement. She creates across North America and Europe as a choreographer, dancer and movement coach for stage and screen. She graduated from the School of Toronto Dance Theatre as a scholarship student and then danced as a company member of Contemporary Dancers of Canada under the artistic direction of Tedd Robinson. While in Winnipeg she enjoyed a flourishing career dancing solo work for Rachel Browne and numerous Canadian choreographers. Over 100 dances grace the body of her work including 6 full evening shows. Sharon is the first Canadian recipient of the Bessie Schonberg Commission Award from “The Yard” on Martha’s Vineyard and an Associate Artist Residency award at The Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida. Her recent full evenings “Humanity on Display” and “Descension” commissioned by Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers have been highly acclaimed. Her company Cinetic Creations serves the film industry as a specialty movement/choreography design and direction unit creating large-scale, picture-wide movement worlds, as well as dance sequences and individual characterizations. In 2008 Sharon and director Derek Aasland created le livre des souhaits, a new circus show that premiered at TOHU in Montreal before heading for a run in France.
The Princeton Atelier was endowed in 2009 through the generosity of a donor who has chosen to remain anonymous. The Atelier is additionally supported through The Newhouse Foundation, The Erik C. Blachford '89 Fund, The Schare-Pfaffenroth Endowment Fund, The Jordan Roth '97 Performance Fund and The Peter T. Joseph Foundation.