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Susan McKenzie

 

Drop me a line at susan(at)susanmckenzie(dot)ca.

 

  

Through performance (Dancemakers, RMDW, TIDE and independent projects in various Canadian places), teaching, writing, rehearsal direction, artistic direction (Susan McKenzie Solo Projects, SMcK Dance, jumpstart performance society), my relationship with Dance is lifelong.  Formative influences include teachers Linda Putnam, Dianne Miller, Don Farnsworth and endless collaborative discoveries with the Necessary Angel Theatre Company, New Dance Horizons, MascallDance, and as a contributor to theatre productions.  I've taught from the Stratford Festival and Simon Fraser University  to impromptu gaggles of the many-aged imaginative.  I sit on the Southeast Asian Cultural Heritage Society (SEACHS) Board of Directors.  My husband, daughter, homestays, animals and I live in North Vancouver.  

 

BFA Hons. Fine Arts York University; recipient of awards and support from the British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario Arts Councils, the Laidlaw Foundation and the Canada Council of the Arts.  

 

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Image:   Agniesza Brzesanzka, Loie Fuller, 2010, Courtesy: artist and Clifton Benevento gallery NY