Amy Bowring holds an Honours B.A. in Fine Arts Studies from York University and an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario. She is the Executive and Curatorial Director at Dance Collection Danse where she was mentored by founders Lawrence and Miriam Adams. She is one of Canada’s foremost advocates for the study and preservation of Canadian dance heritage. Amy has published numerous articles on dance history and has curated several live and virtual exhibitions; she has lectured across Canada and teaches dance history at Ryerson University. Amy is the editor of Down to Bowring’s: A Memoir written by her grandfather, Derrick Bowring (Creative Book Publishers, 2015), and her book Navigating Home: Artists of the NL Dance Project was published in 2019.
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