SHELLEYEVA HADEN was nominee for The National Dance Awards as “Most outstanding female performer” (2018). She trained at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance, graduating with a First Class BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance Performance (2014).
Shelley credits as a performer include companies and choreographers such as Sam Amos (Trash Dolly’s), Corey Baker (Corey Baker Dance), Jamaal Burkmar (Extended Play), Gary Clarke (Gary Clarke Company), Rhiannon Faith, Tamsin Fitzgerald (2Faced Dance), Keisha Grant (Keneish Dance), Rosie Kay (Rosie Kay Dance Company), and Graham Vick (Birmingham Opera Company).
Shelley has a vast amount of experience with in the participatory setting teaching nationally; leading workshops, classes and talks for pre vocational students, professional dancers and adults.
Shelley’s most recent ventures are in choreography, she has enjoyed various choreographic commissions as well as continued research into her own practice and work supported by Arts Council England and Dance Hub Birmingham.
Furthermore, Shelley is a qualified Deep Tissue Sports Massage Therapist and graduate from The Sports Massage Academy (2017).