Emily Bowman is an independent dance artist, performer, teacher and choroegrapher based in Melbourne, Australia. Her artistic practice is grounded in Contact Improvisation and real-time choreography. She graduated with a BA in Dance from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Emily teaches regularly across Australia, and has taught/performed in Malaysia, India, British Columbia, Germany and the United States. Emily is a co-producer of the Australian Contact Improvisation Convergence (ACIC); an annual national event bringing 120 dancers together from around Australasia and a co-producer of proximty magazine podcast; a podcast designed for transferring knowledge between dance improvisation artists in Australia. Emily has a CI partnership with Joey Lehrer in Melbourne [ two for now ] where the teach, perform, and research CI together.