Co- Founder & Artistic Director
Frog in Hand
As the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Frog in Hand, Colleen works with a broad range of dance and movement organizations in a variety of roles including: educator, choreographer, collaborator, outside eye, fight director and performer. Colleen devises and performs collaborative work with musicians, spoken word poets, actors, fight directors, visual artists and martial artists. She holds a Masters Degree in Dance from England's London Contemporary Dance School (University of Kent). She is an advanced actor-combatant (FDC), a writer with the Dance Current, and an avid arts educator. Her collaborative choreographic process and work is highly regarded, as is her work in improvisation and site specific production. Guided by Colleen's vision of collaboration, Frog in Hand has received support from the Port Credit Village Foundation, Hazel McCallion Foundation, City of Mississauga, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Federal Government. She regularly choreographs and dances with a variety of dance-theatre companies (Toes for Dance, Transcendance Project). Colleen frequently acts as fight choreographer with a specialty in site-specific/dance-based movement sequences.