Hannah is a Minnesota-based interdisciplinary artist, theater maker, and arts administrator. (Read more about her admin experience here.) She received her BA in theater arts and music from Concordia College—Moorhead, MN. Hannah is the Managing Director of Savage Umbrella (a Twin Cities based new work theater company), the Program Manager for the Minnesota Theater Alliance, and a resident artist with Public Transformation (a cross-country documentary art project in rural America).
As an artist, Hannah creates physical playgrounds and poetic landscapes through group movement and text exploration to explore who we are, how we are, and where we come from. By combining movement, music, and poetry, she seeks to unearth the mess and beauty of being human.
Hannah has created a number of original performance projects including June with Savage Umbrella (creator / director / co-writer), Persephone for live music and movement (creator / director), Of the Earth (creator / director / remount performer, published in Dirty Girls Come Clean: The Anthology), and [constructed] (creator / director).
With Savage Umbrella, she has been a director, performer, choreographer, designer, and writer (and venue manager for SPACE). Hannah has worked with many companies and arts organizations including Cantus Vocal Ensemble, The Fargo Moorhead Community Theater, Intermedia Arts, The Jungle Theater, Theater Latte Da, The Loft Literary Center, Patrick's Cabaret, Pillsbury House Theater, Skewed Visions, The Southern Theater, and more.