Anya McKee is an independent contemporary dancer and choreographer based in Sydney Australia.
Anya has worked in contemporary dance, dance-theatre as well as some aerial dance. Over her career she has performed for Australia’s Sam Chester, Dean Walsh, Sara Black, Simone O’Brien, Caleb Lewis, Sue Healey, and the internationally renowned Kohzensha Butoh Company Artistic Director Yukio Waguri. She has also worked with Kate Champion’s Force Majeure, aerial dance company Strings Attached and recently intercultural dance-theatre company Marrugeku as part of research series Burrbgaja Yalirra.
Outside of her skills as dancer and choreographer, Anya also creates dance-film, screening at national and international festivals. She is also a Ren Xue Qigong teacher and works casually as a designer .
Whatever she is working on, projects that speak to the heart and inspire change are the most rewarding for Anya.
Dance Makers Collective acknowledge the Darug peoples, the traditional custodians of the land of Western Sydney, whose land we have the privilege to dance and work on. We acknowledge their survival and resilience, and pay respect to Darug Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connection to the land, water and community for over 65,000 years.