Based in Otago Genre Dance

Hahna Briggs

I am Dunedin based dancer practitioner, with a specific focus on inclusive dance (dance that includes people with and without disabilities). I co-founded GASP! Dance Collective and currently co-teach our inclusive dance classes with, Jenny Newstead, Catherine Schrider and Hannah Jean Rouse. 

Past Achievements:

-I won Best Dance at the 2016 Dunedin Fringe Festival for Solo Community, my first full length solo work.

-Jenny Newstead and I took our collaborate work, From Conversation: Difference Is Our Strength to the Undercover Artists Festival, Brisbane 2015.

-I received the 2013 Caroline Plummer Fellowship in community dance, University of Otago. My project, Interplay, focussed on the relationship between support workers, carers and the community members they work with. 

- As a co-choreographer/performer for Pretty Gay Productions, I won the 2013 Dunedin Fringe Festival Best Outdoor Act for Queer Deportment.

-I had the pleasure of dancing for WEAVE Movement Theatre, Victoria, Australia in 2012.

-I completed a Mastes in Dance Studies at the University of Otago, 2010

Hahna Briggs's Projects