What is Moving Roots?

Moving Roots (MR) is a movement based performing arts company founded and directed by Anastasia Evsigneeva.

While focused on contemporary dance and circus arts, MR invites collaboration and co-productions with artists and groups of all disciplines. Currently based in Winnipeg, Canada, Moving Roots is a project-based mobile company that is not permanently attached to any specific location and engages artists on a project-by-project basis.

With regard to opportunities and calls for performers keep checking the website. As future projects occur more information will be posted here.


Moving Roots mission is

  • Create & present contemporary dance and circus art works
  • Facilitate an artistic development of the Artistic and Executive Director, and the associate artist(s)
  • Develop a repertoire of works for presentation and touring
  • Create bridges and dialogues between different art forms and audiences
  • Create a welcoming environment for collaborations and work with artists of different backgrounds and marginalized groups, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ people
  • Offer learning opportunities in the community through workshops and intensives with guest teachers and/or artists of the company

Upcoming Events

Moving Roots: Reflections takes place on Indigenous land of the Anishinaabeg, Ininiw (Cree), Anish-iniw (Oji- Cree), Dakota, and Dene Peoples, the homeland of the Métis Nation.
The first production by Moving Roots (MR) company with an eponymous name Moving Roots: Reflections will take place at Théâtre Cercle Molière, Winnipeg on June 3 & 4, 2022 at 7PM CDT. This multidisciplinary contemporary arts debut show combines contemporary dance, circus, film, and poetry while premiering six works by Anastasia Evsigneeva, Anna Protsiou, Robin Poitras, and Edward Poitras. We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. canadacouncil.ca