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Creative Process Workshop with Susan Haines

  • Firehouse Arts and Events Center 1314 Harris Ave Bellingham, WA, 98225 (map)

Participants will delve into the inner workings of dance making as we unpack intuition, choice making, visual design, and narrative. We will experiment with rigor and play as a means of holding a space for the choreographer's artistic vision to unfold.

$18 drop-in ($8 for 7DDF participants)

Susan Haines is a dancer, choreographer and educator with performance credits with ballet and modern companies in Colorado, New York, North Carolina and Virginia, independent choreographers Gerri Houlihan, and B.J. Sullivan as well as collaborative work with Brad Parquette, and study at The Place; London Contemporary Dance Theatre, and Dock 11 in Berlin. Susan’s choreography has been presented by Danceworks in Jacksonville, FL, ACDF, the NC Dance Festival, Highlands Arts Council, Black Mountain Center for the Arts, Labor Force Dances, Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival, the Power Company in residence at Columbia College (SC), Bellingham Repertory Dance, Dance Gallery, the Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn, and Open Flight Studio in Seattle. She has an MFA in Dance from UNC-Greensboro, and is on the dance faculty at WWU. Susan was honored with the 2013-2014 “Dance Educator of the Year” for WA State.