Sarah Prosper

Dancer & Artistic Director of Samqwan, Sarah Prosper, 22 year old L’nu woman she/her, has a B.Sc Therapeutic Recreation & ADAPT Certified. From Mi’kmaq First Nation community Eskasoni (Wekwistoqnik ~ land of the fir trees). An accomplished creator and leader in arts dance and culture, Sarah has performed, collaborated, co-created, co-produced, consulted, in Indigenous inspired multi-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and intergenerational productions, most recently: Koqm (shalan joudry), Nutuwiek? (NS Choral Federation), Alan Sylliboy & The Thundermakers (Co presented with Symphony NS), Fluid Forms ~ Utawtiwow Kijinaq (Mocean Dance & Sara Coffin), Ki’kwa’ju Reimagining Prokofiev’s Peter & the Wolf (FSPA, Christina Murray & Shelly MacDonald) & Lost Soul (George Woodhouse & the Public Service). Sarah creates and moves through topics of intergenerational healing, history, health, wellness, and truth, through these elements and stories of our history and the land, uplifting contemporary Indigenous artistry with an approach that is guided by Mi’kmaq spirituality. Sarah hopes to incorporate Indigenous creativeness in movement of all forms and help others find their inherent ability to move freely with Ms~t No’kmaq (All My Relations).