Welcome!

Welcome! Fall is here: fresh, beautiful and exciting. New classes and performance projects are underway and positively inspiring, and I’m happy to be able to launch this new website where I can share news as it unfolds!  

Pre-school Dance Classes

Every Friday, January 12th through March 9th, 2018. 3:30 – 4:15pm. $125 per session (9 classes) @ Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St., #103 In a fun, inclusive class led by award-winning professional Canadian dance-artist Jessica Runge, students learn age-appropriate dance and choreography skills that nurture…

Classes for JK & SK Children

Every Friday, January 12th through March 9th, 2018. 4:15 – 5:00pm. $125 per session (9 classes) @ Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St., #103 In a fun, inclusive class led by award-winning professional Canadian dance-artist Jessica Runge, students learn age-appropriate dance and choreography skills that nurture…

Classes for Grade 1 & 2 Children

Every Friday, January 12th through March 9th, 2018. 5:00 – 6:00pm. $135 per session (9 classes) @ Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St., #103 In a fun, inclusive class led by award-winning professional Canadian dance-artist Jessica Runge, students learn age-appropriate dance and choreography skills that nurture…

“Collide-O-Scope” at Nuit Blanche 2017

The joint was jumping…from the moment the first guests arrived at 7:00pm ’till I couldn’t keep my eyes open and had to close up at 3:00am, guests were delighted to play with the Collide-O-Scope installation created by Arthur Cormack and myself, and featuring choreography by…

“Flying Hearts” at the 2017 Wee Festival

I’m very excited to be part of a new piece of movement theatre for young audiences, being created at Theatre Direct with choreographer Michelle Silagy, Director Lynda Hill, fellow dancer Andrew Hartley, and composer Cathy Nosaty. “Flying Hearts” is a wonderfully fun imaginary trip through…

Possible Dances

Possible Dances began in 2010, when I created the The Possibility Dance. In this original solo, the physical metaphors of presence and absence were used to explore the experiences of loss and hope. Both initial and subsequent stagings of this dance used different costumes, settings,…

To Live is to Fly

Choreography and Video: Susie Burpee with Jessica Runge …a nod to the things we carry with us and the things that don’tmake the journey ~ Susie Burpee photo: Dallard Runge