Susan Lee


Susan Lee is dance artist based in Toronto. Currently part-time faculty at York University’s Dance Department, she has a longstanding interest in interdisciplinary collaboration and improvisation in performance. Many of her works combine dance, live music, video and interactive new media. A Dora-nominated dancer, Susan’s professional career spans twenty years, originating roles in numerous works by established Canadian choreographers, and which have been performed across Canada, the USA, Mexico, Europe and Asia.

Susan Lee's Work

On the Ground

Swell Season

By Susan Lee

Susan Lee was a wreck when she arrived at Swell: a Contact Dance Intensive and Eco-Poetic Approach to Improvisation, a workshop presented by Mocean Dance this past June in Halifax.

Contact Improvisation

Dancing a Different Politic By Susan Lee

One’s individual actions have direct and indirect consequences on other human beings. The give and take of information and action has reverberations. How does contact improvisation reflect a different global politic?