Tatiana Hassan, Colombian visual artist, dancer, teacher, choreographer, spiritual guide and astrologer.
She started dancing at the age of three, exploring a wide spectrum of dance styles such as ballet, Jazz, tap, modern, salsa, and tango. Interested in music, painting, writing and acting from a very young age, she started developing skills in all these
artistic areas. She moved to Paris to study at the Ecolle professionnelle de danse
Rick Odums where she graduated with a degree in jazz dance pedagogy.
Throughout the program, Tatiana worked closely with renowned master
teachers such as Matt Mattox, Donald McKayle, Chet Walker among many others.
During her 10 years in Paris, she taught jazz dance in various schools for all
levels and ages and worked as a performer for theatre
and dance companies such as Synopsie directed by Cathy Grouet. She was
awarded a scholarship for the Jacob's Pillow dance festival in 2003. She interned
for Chet Walker's and Ricky Pashkus' dance company in Argentina before going
back to Colombia to direct the Jazz dance department at MISI, one of Colombia's
most prestigious musical theater Schools and company. She performed in the
Spanish version of 'Oliver!', in the original Colombian musicals 'Tributo a Michael
Jackson' and 'La mas grande historia Jamas cantada' (The most Amazing Story
Ever Sung). In 2012 the latter was performed in the Rose Theater at Lincoln
center in New York. In 2012 she enrolled in the MFA dance program at
Temple University where she had a teaching assistantship as Jazz instructor and graduated in 2015 with a Master's degree in Choreography. During her time in the USA she was invited to perform for Kun Yang Lin’s dance company in the piece
“Be/longing, Light and Shadow” with her choreographic solo “I am light”. She worked with Jillian Harris in a multi media instalation "Invasion" and collaborated with "Invisible river as choreographer for Invisible River 2015 and Beck Epoch in 2016. In 2017 she had a position as professor at Javeriana University in Bogota Colombia teaching Jazz and Musical theatre.
For the past few years her journey has taken her to dive deep into astrology studies, spiritual pursuits and channeling her artistic gifts into creating healing modalities through visual art, music, movement and the study of the psyche. Her work has brought her to France, The United States, Argentina, her home country, Colombia, and now Canada, where she currently resides.