Thea Patterson is a Tiohti:áke/Montreal based dance artist and researcher. Her practice revolves around questions regarding the body, objects, perception, vitality, and time. She completed her Masters at DAS Choreography (2016) with her project between the is and the could be (2016) which explored emergent choreographic forms. She is a SSHRC funded PhD Candidate in Performance Studies at the University of Alberta. Thea has several collaborations, as a dramaturg, and collaborator, choreographer and performer in Montreal, Portugal, Edmonton, and Newfoundland.