Cara Spooner


Cara Spooner is a choreographer, caregiver and caretaker who makes performances, maps and gardens in relation to the moving body and site. Her performance work has been presented at the National Arts Centre (Ottawa), The PuSh International Performance Festival (Vancouver), Canadian Stage (Toronto), The Goethe Institut (Toronto), Stromereien 11 (Zürich), Theatre Der Welt (Düsseldorf) and her Audience Handbook has been translated and printed internationally. She worked in Public Programming at Workman Arts from 2015-2020 and is currently the Artistic Producer at Dancemakers. She is of Belgian, Scottish, Ukranian and Russian Jewish ancestry based in Tkaranto under Treaty 13. 







Books & Ephemera

Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed