Amy Saunder

Amy Saunder is a Brooklyn-based artist who was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe. She joined Battery Dance during its 2022-23 Season and will have her debut with the Company in Bremen, Germany in October. She studied classical ballet at Baltimore School for the Arts and at North Carolina School of the Arts and began her professional career with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, where she performed at The Kennedy Center for three seasons. In 2014 she moved to New York City to work as a freelance dancer with companies such as Indelible Dance, Pigeonwing Dance, MorDance, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and Ballet Next. In 2016 she co-founded konverjdans (converge/dance) with Tiffany Mangulabnan and Jordan Miller, and she has created numerous original works for the company as well as performed in new works by Gabrielle Lamb, Caili Quan, Peter Cheng, Mangulabnan, and Miller. Amy is also a videographer and filmmaker, and in 2021 she was commissioned by Battery Dance to work as the Director of Photography for a new dance film by Robin Cantrell called “City of Dreams.”