Susan Dibble

Susan DibbleLouis, Frances and Jeffrey Sachar Professor of Creative Arts

Degrees

State University of New York at Purchase, BFA

Profile

In addition to her 31 years of teaching on the faculty of the Theater Arts Department at Brandeis University, Susan Dibble is currently the Director of Movement and Dance Training, Resident Choreographer and Master Teacher for Shakespeare & Co. Lenox, Mass. She has worked as a choreographer and movement director for numerous theater companies, including Actors Shakespeare Project and Boston Playwrights Theater in Boston. Susan is the Director of Dibble Dance Theater and has performed her work for over 40 years. She wrote an article for Movement for Actors: Published Article: Shakespeare and the Three Centers of the Body. Susan is a Painter and has her work shown at Millbrook Studios and Lauren Clark Gallery in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Arlington Center for the Arts.

Awards and Honors

Scholarship

Corners. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Performer Dibble, Susan. DibbleDance, Douglas Dunn Dance Space, April 2020. (forthcoming)

Tiny Dibble Dance #3. By Susan Dibble. Dibble, Susan. Dreitzer Gallery Brandeis University, November. (forthcoming)

5 C's. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Performer Dibble, Susan. DibbleDance, Dreitzer Gallery in Spingold at Brandeis University, November 2019.

A Christmas Carol. By Charles Dickens adaptation by Debra Wise. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Underground Railroad, Central Square Theater in Cambridge, Mass., December 3 - January 10 2018.

Twelfth Night. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer/Movement Director Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co., Shakespeare & Co. Packer Playhouse, July 9-August 15 2019.

As You Like It. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co., Shakespeare & Co. Outdoor Theater, July-August.

Dream a Little Dream. By Susan Dibble. Director/Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Theater Arts Department-Brandeis University, Laurie Theater in Spingold at Brandeis, October.

The Rosenbergs. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Boston Playwrights Theater, Boston Playwrights Theater and Brandeis University, April.

Tiny Dance Project II- Sitstandgo. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Performer Dibble, Susan. Theater, Merrick Theater in Spingold at Brandeis, December 1, 2018.

Dibble, Susan, yes. Arlington Open Studios. Group Show Show, October. Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington.

I Am Lear. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer and Movement Director Dibble, Susan. Actors Shakespeare Project, Boston University Theater, June 24, 25 2017.

I Am Lear. By an original script based on William Shakespeare's play King Lear. Choreographer/Movement Director Dibble, Susan. Actors Shakespeare Project, TBD, June 24 and 25 2017.

Tiny Dance Project I. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Director Dibble, Susan. DibbleDance, Merrick Studio Theater, 11/30 & 12/1.

Tiny Dance Project II/Sitstandgo. By Susan Dibble. Author/Choreographer/Director Dibble, Susan. Susan Dibble, Merrick Studio Theater at Brandeis, Dec. 1 2017.

Dibble, Susan. Arlington Open Studios. Group Show, October. Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington.

Dibble, Susan. Just Arts. Group Show Show, October 2016. Dreitzer Gallery, Waltham.

School for Scandal. By Sheridan. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Actors Shakespeare Company, Multicultural Center, April 15-May 8.

Shoes On Shoes Off. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer, Dancer Dibble, Susan. Brandeis Theater Department, Spingold Mainstage Theater, April 15, 16, 17 2016.

Two Gentlemen of Verona. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer/Movement Director Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co., Packer Playhouse Lenox, Mass., July25-Aug. 30.

The Winters Tale. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Actors Shakespeare Project

Honor, Shame, Violence-Shakespeare Scenes. By William Shakespeare. Choreography Dibble, Susan. Boston College Theater, January 23,24,25.

Two Dance Stories: Here There and Everywhere, Stop the Clocks. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Director/Performer Dibble, Susan. Brandeis Theater Company, Spingold Mainstage, January 30-February 1 2015.

Conference of the Birds. Movement Consultant Dibble, Susan. Brandeis Theater Company, Laurie Theater

Dead Man's Cellphone. Movement Director/Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Brandeis Theater Company, Laurie Theater, October.

DibbleDance: SWAY. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Director/Dancer Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co. Lenox, Ma., Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Co., August 30,31 2013.

DibbleDance: Shoes On, Shoes Off. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Director Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co., Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Co. Lenox, Ma., August 31, 2014.

Henry IV Part 1 and 2. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Company, Packer Playhouse, Aug. 8 2014.

Henry the Eighth. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer and Movement Director Dibble, Susan. Actors Shakespeare Project, The Modern Theater at Suffolk University Boston, Ma., December 14-January 12.

Romeo and Juliet. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Actors Shakespeare Project, The Strand Theater in Dorcester, Ma., October 5-November 3.

Will. Movement Director/Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Company, Bernstein Theater

Actors Shakespeare Project PERICLES by William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Actors Shakespeare Project, Modern Theater at Suffolk University, April 20-.

DibbleDance-"SWAY". By Susan Dibble. Choreographer and Dancer Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co., Packer Playhouse, August 29, 30 2013.

Here There and Everywhere. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Dancer Dibble, Susan. Susan Dibble Dance Theater, Colonial Theater-Berkshire Theater Group, October 5, 2012.

Loves Labours Lost. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co. Lenox, Mass, Packer Playhouse, June-August 2013.

The Movement Project: Heaven Hell Light and Dark. By Student Choreographers. Director Dibble, Susan. Brandeis Theater Company, Laurie Theater, March 9, 10 2013.

Transplanting what the Eye Sees. Choreographer and Dancer Dibble, Susan. Susan Dibble Dance Theater, Wheaton College Art Museum, March 27 2013.

Two Gentleman of Verona. By William Shakespeare. Choreography Dibble, Susan. Actors Shakespeare Project, Somerville Theater, December 2012.

Dibble, Susan. JustArts. Group Show, Nov. 5. Dreitzer Gallery, Waltham, Mass..

Beyond Boundaries: Grace and Obscenity. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Spingold Mainstage Brandeis University, Brandeis Theater Company and Brandeis Dance Collective, April 28, 29 2012.

DibbleDance- Here, There, Everywhere and Seven Polished Hearts. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Director Dibble, Susan. Susan Dibble Dance Theater, Shakespeare & Co. Founders Theater Lenox, Mass., July 6 and 13 2012.

Medea. By Euripides. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Multi-cultural Arts Center, Actors Shakespeare Project, February 10-March 10 2012.

Merry Wives of Windsor. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Somerville Theater, Actors Shakespeare Project, December 2011.

Romeo and Juliet. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co., Founders Theater Lenox, Mass, July and August 2011.

7 Polished Hearts. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer/Director Dibble, Susan. Douglas Dunn Dance 541 Broadway, Manhattan, NY, Nov. 5, 2011.

Polished Hearts. By Susan Dibble. Director/Dancer Dibble, Susan. Douglas Dunn Studio, Susan Dibble Dance Theater, September 19, 2010.

Salon Susan Dibble- 7 Polished Hearts. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer and Dancer Dibble, Susan. Douglas Dunn Studio 541 Broadway, Manhattan, Dibble Dance Theater, November 5, 2011.

The Winter's Tale. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Founders Theater Lenox, Mass., Shakespeare & Co., Summer 2010.

Dibble, Susan. UNWILTED UNPROCESSED UNCONVENTIONAL / FOUR NEWLY PICKED GARDEN-FRESH ARTISTS May 29, 2010 - Jul 4, 2010. group show with 3 artists Show, 2011. Lauren Clark Fine Art, Housatonic, Mass..

4th Annual Brandeis Dance Collective. Director, Performer Dibble, Susan. Merrick Theater, Brandeis Dance Collective, October 25, 2009.

Funnyhouse of a Negro. By Adrienne Kennedy. Dibble, Susan. Laurie Theater, Brandeis Theater Company

The Game of Love and Chance. By Marivaux. Dibble, Susan. Laurie Theater, Brandeis Theater Company

Brandeis Dance Collective-Big Black Shoes. By Susan Dibble. Dancer, Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Brandeis Dance Collective, Rose Art Museum, April 26, 2009.

Othello. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Founders Theater Shakespeare & Co., Shakespeare & Co., Summer 2008.

Brandeis Dance Collective Performance. Dibble, Susan. Merrick Theater, Spingold

Alls Well That Ends Well and Othello. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer/movement Director Dibble, Susan. Shakespeare & Co., The Founders Theater, June 24-Aug. 31.

Alls Well That Ends Well. By Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Founders Theater, Shakespeare & Co., Summer 2008.

Antony and Cleopatra and Midsummer Night's Dream. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer and Movement Director Dibble, Susan. Founders Theater, Shakespeare & Co., June 25-Sept 1, 2007.

As You Like It. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Spingold Mainstage, Brandeis Theater Company, February 7-17 2008.

Brandeis Dance Collective-Presents. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer and Dancer Dibble, Susan. Brandeis Dance Collective, Slosberg Music Hall, April 13, 2008.

Tea Flowers Purity and Grace. By Susan Dibble-Edith Wharton. Choreographer, Dancer, Director Dibble, Susan. Spingold Theater Brandeis University, Brandeis Theater Company, November 2008.

The Orphan of Zhao. By Mia Chung. Dibble, Susan. Spingold Theater Mainstage, Brandeis Theater Company, March 28-April 6 2008.

Thoughts-in-Motion. By Susan Dibble and Brandeis Dance Collective. Director/Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Merrick Theater, Brandeis University, Brandeis Dance Collective, October 28, 2007.

Dibble, Susan. The Power of Birds-Dwelling with Birds paintings. 4th International Partners in Flight Conference Show, 2008. McAllen, Texas, Convention Center.

As You Like It. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer and Movement Coach Dibble, Susan. HERE Arts Center NYC, poortomproductions, March 15-31 2007.

Dancing the Image While Listening. By Susan Dibble with Bob Moody and J. Hagenbuckle. Choreographer/Dancer Dibble, Susan. Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts-Slosberg Concert Hall, April 29, 2007.

Dancing the Image While Listening. By Susan Dibble, Bob Moody, J. Hagenbuckle. Choreographer and Dancer Dibble, Susan. Slosberg Music Hall and Spingold Mainstage, April 29, 2007 and May 4, 2007.

Heaven Hell/Light Dark. By Graduate Actors and Designers and Theater Arts Faculty. Director, Choreographer, Dancer Dibble, Susan. BTC, Spingold Mainstage, May 4, 2007.

Midsummer Night's Dream and Antony and Cleopatra. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer, Movement Director Dibble, Susan. The Founders' Theater, Shakespeare & Co., June, July, August 2007.

Patches for Clare. By Susan Dibble. Choreographer, Dancer Dibble, Susan. Rose Art Museum-Hope Springs Eternal Catalog Event, Susan Dibble Dance Theater, March 1, 2007.

The Dream Project. By MFA Acting Graduate Students and Jon Lipsky. Movement Director/Choreographer Dibble, Susan. Brandeis Theater Company, Spingold Laurie Theater, April 20-29, 2007.

Dibble, Susan. House of Dreams. Solo Show, 2007. Mill River Studios, Great Barrington, Mass..

Dibble, Susan. Paintings by Dancer Susan Dibble. solo Show, July, August 2007. Mill River Studio, Great Barrington, Mass..

"Coming Back Moving Forward". By Susan Dibble with Brandeis Dance Collective. Artistic Director-Choreographer-Dancer Dibble, Susan. Merrick Theater, Spingold Brandeis U., Brandeis Dance Collective, November 12 2006.

The Elizabethan Jig. By Susan Dibble. Director-Choreographer-Guest Lecturer Dibble, Susan. NEH Lecture Series and Prelude, Shakespeare & Co., July-August.

The Merry Wives of Windsor. By William Shakespeare. Choreographer-Movement Director Dibble, Susan. The Founders Theater, Shakespeare & Co., July - August 2006.

Choreographed Elizabethan Dances for Preludes, and Maypole Dance. Choreographer-Comedy of Errors, As You Like It by William Shakespeare, and Full Gallop by Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson.. By Shakespeare & Co. Dibble,Susan. Lenox, Mass

Commissioned Dance for Andover Theological Seminary Presidential Inauguration. By Andover Theological Seminary. Dibble,Susan. Andover Theological Seminary

Polaroid Stories. By Janet Morrison. Dibble,Susan. Brandeis Repertory Theater

Secret Lives of the Sexists directed by Oliver Butler. By Janet Morrison. Dibble,Susan. Brandeis Repertory Theater

The Who's Tommy. By Gray Simons and Eric Hill. Dibble,Susan. Brandeis Repertory Theater