Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson


Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson is an emerging Franco-Ontarian dance artist and writer from the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg people (Orléans, O.N.). Under the name TAKE UP SPACE, she creates/performs/collaborates with people/places/artforms from an inclusive feminist perspective. Elizabeth’s work has been supported through TACTICS, Theatre 4.669, Dark Horse Dance Projects, the National Arts Centre, Free Flow Dance Theatre, Dancers Studio West, NextFest and Social Distancing Festival. Her community practice includes working with Amethyst Women’s Addiction Centre and the City of Ottawa’s Public Art Program. Emond-Stevenson is also an educator/guest artist with Propeller Dance.

Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson's Work


the value of our form By Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson

On the Ground

A Space to Ask Hard Questions

By Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson

Created by adelheid Artistic Director Heidi Strauss, re·research is a program that provides emerging dance artists with space, time and infrastructure to explore non-product-oriented creation and process.

Student Reporter Project

Accessible Dance: Inclusive Movement on the Rise in the Nation’s Capital

By Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson

We are incredibly fortunate to have access and bear witness to burgeoning inclusive dance programs and practices in this country and here in the Capital.