Sophie Ammann, Switzerland
Born in Switzerland, Sophie obtained her Maturité Suisse, after which she continued her artistic education at the Tanz Akademie Zürich. In 2009, Sophie pursued her studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, where she obtained a BA in Modern Ballet in 2012. Back in Switzerland, Sophie joined the Ballet Junior of Geneva for two years. In 2014, she co-founded Junebug Company, a contemporary dance collective, with whom she has performed in Switzerland as well as abroad. She has worked as choreographic assistant with Marie-Caroline Hominal. She has also worked as a performer for WAVE | Pauline Raineri, Woman’s Move and Think Tank Theatre. Alongside her artistic career, she obtained an MA in Cultural Management from Northumbria University in 2015. Her dissertation focused on the creative economy’s impact on freelance dancers’ careers.