Shelley Eva Haden

Shelley Eva Haden is a Birmingham based dance artist who has spent over a decade on stage, touring and working internationally. In 2017 Shelley was nominated for the National Dance Awards for ‘most outstanding female performance’.

Her most recent work is in the field of choreography, education, and movement direction spanning commissions, independent projects, theatre and opera. She worked on the choreographic team for Birmingham2022 commonwealth games opening ceremony and was nominated for One Dance UK’s People’s Choice Award 2022. 

Shelley’s most recent work ‘SHE SWIMS’ premiered on International Women’s Day 2024 and features a 50-strong all-female cast of professional and volunteer dancers. 

For Shelley’s full biography and list of credits please visit

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Shelley Eva Haden
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