Meet the team

Susan Dibble

Susan Dibble (Choreographer) is a dance maker, teacher and painter. She is the Louis, Frances and Jeffrey Sachar Professor of Theater Arts Department at Brandeis University. Her areas of expertise, among many, include movement for the actor, historical dance, movement styles, modern dance, composition and choreography, clown, mask, Rudolf Laban Movement Theory, and history of dance and movement training. She is the director of DibbleDance Theater and has performed her work for over 35 years in New York, Massachusetts, and Vermont as well as numerous times at Shakespeare & Co. (Lenox, Mass.) in the program “DibbleDance”. Susan is a founding member of Shakespeare & Co. where she is a master teacher and choreographer. She has choreographed for the Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Berkshire Theatre Group, Phoenix Theatre Company, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, Nora Theater, Súgán Theater, Madison Repertory Company and numerous theaters in NYC. Before Brandeis, she taught at New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts, the Denver Center Performing Arts Center, University of Ohio, University of Utah and Webster College. She also traveled to Orvietto, Italy where she taught in a theater and movement workshop sponsored by Fordham University. Susan has presented lecture demonstrations on dance, theater therapy, and visual arts. “Shakespeare Honors the Three Centers of the Body” is an article written by Susan Dibble in Movement for Actors published by Allworth Press.  Susan received the 2006 Leonard Bernstein Festival of Creative Arts Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Arts at Brandeis. Susan has shown her paintings in galleries in the Berkshires and at the Arlington Center for Arts, Mass.

As of November 2017.