"As a child I would jump at any opportunity to create, i'd always be dragging my friends into the garden with an old school portable PA"

"One of my memorable favourites.. 'Toxic - Britney Spears'.


Shelley Eva Haden won her first choreographic award during 2010 as part of 'Creates' (1st place, cash prize
-The Choreographic Platform for Hereford and Worcestershire). 

Since then she maintained her interest in choreography producing for many commissions, shows and events. 


works & 


Current work


PINK [2018]



Credits: Choreographer and Director: Shelley Eva Haden. Composer: James King. 
Company Dancers: Lydia Buckler, Kasichana Okene-Jameson, Sara Macqueen, Federica Somma. 

Supported by Arts Council England, ACE Dance and Music, DanceXchange. With special Thanks to Annalise Cowan, Polly Hudson, Oliver Russel, Gail Parmel, Ian Parmel, SEH guest teachers and all participants.  


PINK in process 

                                                    A film by Daniel Martin 


series of Images by Daniel Martin 

series of Images by Brian Slater   

series of Images by Brian Alicia Knight   

PAST work



Commissioned by DanceFest to create a full length work on their Performance Youth Company 'DFY' DFY has performed the work at various platforms (2018-present) 




Curtain raiser commissioned by Rosie Kay Dance Company, working upon 'The Hard To Reach Outreach Scheme' for 5 Soldiers. Formation was created on the students of Rockwood Academy and was premiered on Friday 13th of November 2017, Army Reserve Centre, Golden Hillock Road, Birmingham.  

BUSY [2017]

Commissioned by Nunnery Wood to create piece for Voices and Visions; The annual platform for Worcestershire and Herefordshire. Premiering at the beautiful venue of Worcester Cathedral on Wednesday 28th June 2017. 

Mini DPK    [2017]
Commissioned by Rosie Kay Dance Company to create a curtain raiser on the students of Musselburgh Grammar School for the Double Bill performance at The Brunton Theatre, Scotland.

Funded by Arts Council England and ACE Midlands, a commission to create a piece on Rutherford Dance Company. This commission ran as part of the ENHANCE program meaning I was shortlisted from over 300 other applicants, then selected by the members of the company.



A solo created during my final year at The Northern School Of Contemporary Dance. This solo was the first in the history of the NSDC to have been marked with 100% outstanding certificate. This solo is now part of the schools repertoire for current students to study and perform.

21 Grange Avenue [2013]
- A Private Performance in which a small audience travelled around the house of 21 Grange Avenue exploring the secrets behind each wall as each performer performed their own detailed solo with personal touches of sound, physical theatre and decor to portray their personal space.

'Vogue'   [2013]
Choreographed dancers and models as part of the Alan Howard Road Show, Performed at Manchester 235 Casino.

'The Unknown' [2012]
A choreography exploring the fear of ‘The Unknown’ performed at The Riley Theatre Leeds as part of The Northern School Of Contemporary Dance Student Platform.


'SUNday' [2011]
Choreographed a piece on Fusion dance Company, performed at The Swan Theatre as part of DanceFest’s (Herefordshire and Worcestershire’s Dance organisation) annual show.

BLINK    [2010]
BLINK was awarded first place at ‘Creates’ (The choreographic platform for Herefordshire and Worcestershire) as well as gaining a cash prize and the opportunity to choreograph and work with a company of our choice.