Octavia Rose Hingle is Bay Area born & raised choreographer and storyteller with a physical impairment. Their performance work centers access as an aesthetic portal to visions of past and future ancestors that travel through the present moment. Under the creative umbrella of Octavia Rose Projects, they facilitate collaborations with artists across movement, sound, video, text and visual design that tap into the transformative powers of our collective imagination. Octavia holds a BA in dance from Middlebury College, and has studied with ODC/Dance, AXIS Dance Company Choreo-Lab and the UCLA Dancing Disability lab and the Headlong Performance Institute. Performances and commissions include work with LEVYsalon, the SAFEhouse for the Arts RAW residency, the Shawl Anderson Queering Dance Festival & the National Queer Arts Festival.