Performer . Teacher . Creator
Shelley Eva Haden is currently a nominee for The National Dance Awards as “Most outstanding female performer of 2017” voted by the Critics Circle.
Shelley trained at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance, graduating with a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Contemporary Dance Performance, achieving outstanding results and becoming the first to achieve 100% on the Final Years Solo Choreography Assessment. Shelley’s choreography ‘Silver Shelter’ has been part of the school repertoire for students to study and perform as part of their ‘Performance Practice Module’.
Since graduation, Shelley has performed with the likes of Sam Amos (Trash Dolly’s Dance Theatre), Gary Clarke (Gary Clarke Company) and Tamsin Fitzgerald (2Faced Dance), (Rosie Kay Dance Company) and Jamaal Burkmar (Extended Play).
Shelley continues to explore and create her own work and is currently working on various commissions and workshops alongside her Arts Council England Research and Development ‘PINK’
Furthermore, Shelley is a qualified Deep Tissue Sports Massage Therapist and graduate from The Sports Massage Academy (2017).