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Shannon Litzenberger - PITCH ARTIST
Shannon Litzenberger - PITCH ARTISTWith roots in rural Saskatchewan, Shannon Litzenberger is a Toronto-based dancer, choreographer, writer, director and arts advocate. She holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Ryerson University and an MA in Dance from York University.

Over her decade-long career, Shannon has worked with some of Canada’s leading choreographers including David Earle, DA Hoskins, Susie Burpee, Heidi Strauss, Darryl Tracy, Michael Greyeyes, and David Pressault. As Artistic Director of Shannon Litzenberger Contemporary Dance, she recently premiered her new work HOMEbody – lessons in prairie living… to critical acclaim in Toronto. Other recent credits include The Den – a new duet for JD dance, presented at The Gravity Hour (Toronto Fringe Festival), Signal Theatre’s debut production From Thine Eyes, created by acclaimed director Michael Greyeyes (Harbourfront Centre), dance-theatre satire Project:Protection (Toronto Fringe Festival), Dead Philosopher’s Limbo – a 12-hour performance installation by Susie Burpee (Nuit Blanche), DA Hoskins’ critically-acclaimed solo The Left Seed (Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival), and two Northern Ontario tours of the first ever Cree opera, Pimooteewin: The Journey, produced by Sounstreams Canada.

Her new work Everyday Marvels will premiere on October 5th at the Gardiner Museum during Toronto’s all night contemporary art event – Nuit Blanche. Based on Lorna Crozier’s The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Every Things, this episodic performance installation features over 50 professional and community-based performers including an enthusiastic team of 30 bankers from RBC. Shannon was the 2012 recipient of the Jack McAllister Award for accomplishment in dance from Ryerson University.

CONTACT:
Shannon Litzenberger
11 Aberdeen Avenue
Toronto, ON
M4X 1A1 Canada

PHONE: (647) 271-6354
EMAIL: shannonlitz@me.com
WEBSITE: www.shannonlitzenberger.com