tick tock focuses on sonic and choreographic performance to produce, interpret, and devise works of opera, dance, and physical theatre.

sasha amaya /// Sasha Amaya is a dancer, choreographic and installation artist, and director. Her work has shown in galleries, on video, and as chamber music and opera, and was reviewed by the New York Times as full of « paradox… charm and fun ». Recent work includes the collaborative creation and direction of a new opera A Certain Sense of Order, and performances at Somerset House (London), Tête à Tête (London), Jesus and Clare Colleges (Cambridge), Performance Philosophy (Prague), Tanzfabrik (Berlin), Uferstudios (Berlin), Lake Studios (Berlin), and aceartinc. gallery (Winnipeg). Sasha studied dance in Canada and Germany, and Architecture and Urban Studies at the University of Cambridge.



naomi woo /// Canadian-born Naomi Woo is a pianist, conductor, and musicologist with a particular interest in contemporary music. In 2017-2018, highlights include conducting Holst’s Savitri (ADC Theatre), performing Carnival of the Animals alongside pianist Tom Poster (West Road Concert Hall), and holding the Conducting Scholar position at Cambridge University. Her 2011 debut in Carnegie Hall was praised as an “elegant performance” in the New York Times. Currently pursuing a PhD as a Gates Cambridge Scholar, Naomi holds degrees in mathematics & philosophy, piano performance, and musicology. She is currently supported by the Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund, and has received generous grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, Help Musicians UK, the BC Arts Council, and the Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation. 


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