Elke Schroeder is a Toronto-based dance artist. A graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, she has worked with Lucy Rupert /Blue Ceiling Dance, Alias Dance Project, TILT Sound + Motion, Frog in Hand and Kaeja d’Dance. Currently she is creating for her company One Animal, just finished creations for The School of Toronto Dance Theatre and L‘École de Danse de Québec, and is dancing in new works by Karen Kaeja.
Elke’s diverse movement background includes dance of many styles, floorwork, acrobatics, yoga, functional movement and martial arts. Her greatest influence is the Fighting Monkey Practice created by Jozef Frucek and Linda Kapetanea (RootlessRoot) of which is a designated instructor. Elke has taught for organizations such as Spirit Loft (Toronto), Toronto Dance Community Love-in, L’Artère Danse, L‘École de Danse de Québec, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, the University of Calgary, Ryerson University, York University, Peggy Baker Dance Projects and GMD (Toronto).