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  • 2022 Fluid Resileince: outdoor site specific Performed by Jan Burkhardt, Shannon Cooney Sigal Zouk, Dramaturgy Igor Dobricic, Costume Nina Gundlach, commissioned by farº Nyon Festival, Nyon Switzerland
  • 2020 Fluid Resileince Performed by Shannon Cooney, Jared Gradinger, SIgal Zouk, Sound: Marla Hlady, Light Emese Csornai, Costume Nina Gundlach, Dramturgy Igor Dobricic, Resilience Specialist Senior Research Fellow Dr. Allyson Quinlan, Tanzfabrik Berlin
  • 2018 Fielding: Solo with Cases Performed by Shannon Cooney, Sound Cases Marla Hlady, Sound Marla Hlady with Eric Chenaux, Berlin Somatische Akademie
  • 2017  Fielding Performed by Shannon Cooney, Alicia Grant, Josefine Mülhe, Dramaturg, Igor Dobricic, Sound Marla Hlady, with Eric Chenaux, light Emese Csornai with Claire Terrein, Costume Nina Gundlach, Funding from the Canada Council for the Arts, co-operatively produced by the Tanzfabrik Berlin. Premiere Tanzfabrik Wedding
  • 2015  every one everyone Wiederaufnahme, Berlin, Funding by Berlin Senat
  • 2013 - every one everyone, choreogrpahy, performance, concept, Shannon Cooney, Artistic Advisor, Marla Hlady, Dramturg, Igor Dobricic, Sound, Anke Eckardt, Light, Sandra Blatterer co-operation Tanzfabrik Berlin, supported by Dance Ireland, and Ottawa Dance Directive. 2014/2015 touring 
  • 2012 - Assemblages, collaboration with Sabine Vogel, musician. Tanzfabrik Uferstudios, Berlin.
  • 2009 - Trust Me, solo dance by Shannon Cooney, „The Word is Moving“ Cuirt Festival Galway, Ireland.
  • 2009 - Spiral Pendulum: dance, performance/video installation, York Quay Gallery, Toronto. Conceived, performed, and video, Shannon Cooney
  • 2008 - at Table, dance installation, 4-hour performance, Hub 14, Toronto
  • 2008 - Wax and Wane, and Shlaftoeter, within Wolfsgeheul collaborative multi-arts performance, created by Alex Nowitz. Compositions by Alex Nowitz and Sabine Vogel, Video by Jamie Griffiths, Choreography and performance by Shannon Cooney. Fabrik, Potsdam.

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  • 2022 The River- Part 1"- Public in Private, Choreographer Aimé C. Songe, Sophien Saele Berlin
  • 2022 Sway, fortuning festival Fortuna Berlin Curated by Anne Zacho Søgaard
  • 2022 Sway, Come Meet Us - Open House - Blind Date. Zero Point Berlin, Shannon Cooney, Doug Weiss and Mariana Carvalho, Curated by: Descha Daemgen, Abraham Hurtado and Meg Stuart, 
  • 2021 Chakra Offerings, Artistic Director Claudia Hill, performacne, Efremidis Gallery, Berlin
  • 2018 "A Piece you Remember to Tell, a Piece you Tell to Remember" Peter Stamer, Silke Bake, Tanznacht Berlin 
  • 2016 "32 mini operas" (discarded work from 2007), 3AM Berlin Reckless Abandon group show
  • 2016 Improvisation collective performance, Capacitance, Guelph International dance festival 
  • 2015 residency performance, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson BC 
  • 2012 durational performance from Artist Heidi Sill work in; die Suche nach der Sicht ergänzt den Blick, Kunstverein Tiergarten | Galerie Nord, Berlin
  • 2010 Social Balance Research , Photography/performance series, with Artist Signe Theill, Berlin
  • 2010 Maya birth, Maya Brush,  Kirsten Geisler, artist. mixed media.
  • 2009 - Installation/performance by Vania Rovisco, Bridge on a Wall, Gallery Tristesse Delux, Berlin
  • 2008 Gulliver Dreaming, video installation with Signe Theill, Hellerau-Dresden, Europäisches Zentrum der Kunst 2010; 23. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, 21.01. - 24.01.2010 Festival for Expanded Media,,,,AUFBRUCH" Galerie Thron,Reutlingen 22.01.12-25.03.12
  • 2008 - Curtain Machine, installation performance by visual artist Marla Hlady, Berlin-Kreuzberg
  • 2007 - Untitled Solo, LaborGras Berlin Choreography Benoît Lachambre
  • 1994-2006 - Company Dancer, DANCEMAKERS, Toronto, Ontario, Artistic director Serge Bennathan. Touring performances extensively in Canada, Europe, South America, North Africa and the United States.
  • 2005 - Canadian Dance Collective Platform 33, Presented by DanceWorks, Harbourfront Centre Theatre, Toronto. Choreography by Kim Itoh, Shelf Life, Damian Munoz, L’Avenir, Louise Bedard, Seven Ways to Tell Time.

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Film and other media

  • 2009 - Artistic Advisor, 12 Pieces of Stuff, Marco Paoletti juggler/object manipulator, Helsinki, Finland, Berlin, Germany
  • 2009 - Social Balance Research, Strictly Berlin 2009, photograph installation with Signe Theill. Concentart E.V. Berlin, Made in Berlin, Arsenal, Berlin, Neuen Sächsischen Galerie Chemnitz Germany
  • 2008 - Gulliver Dreaming, video installation with Signe Theill, Hellerau-Dresden, Europäisches Zentrum der Kunst. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, 21.01. - 24.01.2010 Festival for Expanded Media, ,,AUFBRUCH” Galerie Thron, Talstrasse Reutlingen 22.01.12-25.03.12
  • 2008-2009 Artistic Advisor, Choreographer, Rehearsal director for Circus Artists in the show My Life, Chamäleon Theatre, Berlin
  • 2005 - Choreography for the Populars’ Music Video, Hurry Up and Die.

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  • 2022 Mentorship: Lesandra Dodson dance teching practice mentoring- funded by the Canada Council for the Arts
  • 2021-2022 External Mentor for Master's Candidate Can Bora, ArtEZ University of the Arts,
  • 2019 Mentorship Alison Denham- Dance practice research- funded by the Britich Columbia Arts Council
  • 2019-2020- Mentorship- Francesca Pedulla- choreographic practice, privately funded
  • 2002-Present - Weekly classes at Tanzfabrik berlin in Moveable CInema/Dynamic Expansion
  • 2006 -2018 Teaching of Dynamic Expansion/ Moveable Cinema Shannon Cooney's dance teaching practice, a somatic work combining Contemporary Dance and Craniosacral system awareness. Teaching for: Damaged Goods/Meg Stuart, Tanzfabrik, Sasha Waltz and Guests, HZT-University of Art , Toula Limnaios, KIM physical Theatre, LaborGras, SMASH Intensive, Berlin, fabrik Potsdam, Le Pacifique CDC-a Grenoble, CND, Lieues, Lyon, France, Circuit-Est, Concordia University, Montreal, Mocean Dance, Halifax, P.A.R.T.S., Raffinerie, Brussels, York University, Dancemakers, Toronto love-In, Toronto, Scotia Dance Center Vancouver, Dance House Dublin, Ireland, ImPulsTanz, Tanzquartier Wien, Vienna, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Weld Company, Cullberg, Danscentrum, Back2Work, and Royal Swedish Ballet, Stockholm, Danscentrum Syd Malmö, Monoga Dance Comapnay Ekaterinburg, Russia, Danse Hallerne Copenhagen, K3 and Bewegungsraum Hamburg 

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  • 2023 -Berlin Senat Tanzpraxis Stipenduim 2022-23. Senior Artist
  • 2022-National Performance Network- INTERNATIONAL GUEST PERFORMANCE FUND FOR DANCE- Fluid Resileince , farº Nyon, Switzerland
  • 2022- Berlin Senat Reisezuschüsse für Auslandsvorhaben- touring Fluid resilience to farº Nyon Festival, Nyon Switzerland
  • 2021-Dis-Tanz- Solo:Dachverband Tanz Deutschland: Shannon Cooney: ntegrating embodiment techniques learned during lockdown into my teaching practice; Dynamic Expansion/Moveable Cinema
  • 2020-Canada Council for the Arts -Special Iniatives grant for Canadian Dance in Germany, production presentation Fulid Resileince 
  • 2016-Canada Council for the Arts, Production Projects in Dance for "Moveable Cinema" (working title)
  • 2016-Stipendium, Goethe Institute Moskow, In ternational exchange with Minoga Dance Company
  • 2015-Berlin Senat, Wiederaufnahme (remounting) production "every one everyone"
  • 2013-Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Berlin, Performance, Production for 'every one everyone'
  • 2013-Canada Council for the Arts, Production Projects in Dance for 'every one everyone'
  • 2010- Canada Council for the Arts, Production Projects in Dance
  • 2009 Project Stipendium/residency with Sabine Vogel, Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop
  • 2008, 2006 - Canada Council for the Arts, Professional Development grants
  • 2008, 2007, 2002, 2001 - Toronto Arts Council. Grants to Choreographers

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2011 - Licht auf der Wand, Video, Backtrack at A Trans Pavilion, Berlin

2009 - Spiral Pendulum: dance, and video installation , Gallery Tristesse, and Tanzfabrik, Berlin

2009 - Spiral Pendulum: dance May-June Video installation York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Toronto

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