Eliza Sanders is a dancer, choreographer and teacher based between Canberra and Wellington. She trained at the New Zealand School of Dance and is the co-artistic director of International dance theatre production company House of Sand. She has choreographed for Footnote, NZSD, QL2 Dance and has taught throughout Australia and NZ in improvisation, contemporary technique and yoga for students aged 5-65.
She writes about her plans for her residency, "During my stay at NZPS, I will collaborate with Sophie Gargan to undertake preliminary research for a new dance show. The Dance show is to be made with students and recent graduate of The New Zealand School of Dance and will premier at the 2018 NZ Fringe Festival."