Miranda Wheen is a Sydney based dancer, director and choreographer. Her practice is rooted in contemporary dance performance but spans intercultural collaboration, improvisation, advocacy and choreography.
Miranda is a founding member of Dance Makers Collective and directed their last two works The Rivoli and Dads, which was short-listed for a 2017 Australian Dance Award. She is an Associate Artist with Marrugeku, Australia’s leading Indigenous Intercultural dance theatre company, performing in their last four works. She has performed and collaborated with many companies and choreographers within Australia and internationally including; Stalker Theatre Company, Mirramu Dance Company, Martin Del Amo, Ghenoa Gela, Shaun Parker and Company, Rakini Devi, Restless Dance
Theatre, Cadi McCarthy, and the Tsai Jui-Yueh Dance Foundation in Taiwan, among others.
She trained at Western Sydney University where she was awarded the Dean’s Medal and attained a First Class Honours at Macquarie University. In 2007 she studied at L'Ecole des Sables, the International School for Contemporary and Traditional African Dance in Senegal.