Amber Funk Barton

Amber received her training with Goh Ballet Academy, Arts Umbrella, The Banff Centre Dance Training and Ballet British Columbia’s Mentor Programme. She has danced for Joe INK, LINK dance, Judith Marcuse Projects, Lola Dance, Marta Marta House of Pride, Mascall Dance, MovEnt, Battery Opera, Karen Jamieson Dance Company, MOVE: the company, Ruckus Company Productions, Mark Godden, Dana Gingras, Marla Eist, Jennifer Clarke, Emily Molnar, Wen Wei Wang, Cori Caulfield, Lina Fitzner and as a guest artist with the 605 Collective. Recently, she performed in Neworld’s Theatre of King Arthur’s Night and also premiered am a in collaboration with theatre director Mindy Parfitt. As a choreographer her work has been presented in Vancouver, BC, across Canada and internationally. In 2008, Amber established her own Vancouver based contemporary dance company, the response.