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

On June 3, 2022 MR celebrated their debut of Moving Roots: Reflections. The show had a great success, and was met warmly on both nights by Winnipeg audience. This multidisciplinary contemporary arts debut show combined contemporary dance, circus, film, and poetry with the six world premieres created by Anastasia Evsigneeva, Anna Protsiou, Robin Poitras, and Edward Poitras. More information about the works can be found under "Works" page. We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Digital version of Moving Roots: Reflections is coming up next in September 2022. Stay tuned and don't miss the opportunity to watch the show online. canadacouncil.ca