Elissa Hanson

Elissa Hanson is a performing artist and collaborator who lives and works on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. She investigates somatic, theatrical and political gestures. Elissa has performed and collaborated with  EDAM Dance, Fight With a Stick, Justine A.Chambers, MACHiNENOiSY, The Biting School, Kinesis Somatheatro, Out Innerspace Dance Theatre, Company 605, Deanna Peters, Josh Beamish and Mascall Dance. Elissa's independent work comprises several solo dances, installation, and video works, and expanding her teaching practice in TRE technique, specializing in facilitating tension and fascial release.


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