“Just Add Water” by Susan Hadley
Professor Susan Hadley was a principal dancer with the Mark Morris Dance Group, performing internationally and on Dance in America. She was a member of SentaDriver’s company HARRY and she performed with Meredith Monk. As rehearsal director for Mark Morris she worked with Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project, with Zivili’spremier of The Office, and with the Royal Opera’s production of Platee. Her own work has been performed by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Repertory Dance Theatre, American Repertory Ballet, BalletMet Columbus, Ballet Memphis, Ballet Pacifica, The University Dance Company, CATCO, and Drums Downtown. Hadley’s work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, The Choo San Goh Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, Greater Columbus Arts Council, OSU College of the Arts, and Wexner Center for the Arts. At OSU, where she received her MA in Dance, Hadley teaches modern technique, composition, repertory and pedagogy. She is the recipient of the 2002 Colleges of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, and the 2006 OSU Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.