Elijah Kennar

Elijah Santo Kennar is an emerging dance artist born in Samoa and raised in South Auckland, New Zealand.

Kennar is a graduate of University of Auckland’s Bachelor of Dance Studies program, graduating in 2016.

As an artist Kennar is interested in the human-ness in the arts through collaborations in workshops and dance pieces nationally and internationally. As a dance practitioner he enjoys switching between dancer and choreographer roles. In between contracts as a dancer he enjoys collaborating with others to further explore his choreographic interests.

(Photo by Caroline Bindon & Caroline Power Photography; taken and created for This Fragile Planet)