Marshall, Susan (1958–)

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Marshall, Susan (1958–)

American choreographer and dancer. Born Oct 17, 1958, in Pensacola, FL; attended Juilliard School of Music, 1976–78.

Founded performing group Susan Marshall and Company and began working as choreographer (1982); premiered 1st full-length choreography Interior With Seven Figures at Brooklyn Academy of Music (1988); choreographed works for Boston Ballet, Dallas Ballet, Frankfurt Ballet, Montréal Danse, Lyon Opéra Ballet, and others; received 2 New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) awards (1985, 1997) and American Choreographer award (1988). Major works include Contenders (1990), Fields of View (1994), Spectators at an Event (1994), Les Enfants terribles: Children of the Game, a dance-opera in collaboration with composer Philip Glass (1996), and The Most Dangerous Room in the House (1998).