Ms Sue Cheesman

Sue Cheesman

Senior Lecturer in Dance Education


Dance education in New Zealand; inclusive/integrated dance education; performative research: choreographic practices; dance and interdisciplinary.

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Cheesman, Ms Sue 7906 suech TC.3.24B Te Hononga Curriculum and Pedagogy

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  • Calling +64 7 838 4466  select option 1, then enter the extension
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Recent Publications

  • Cheesman, S., & Bliss, E. (2017). Digital stories. Three young people's experience in a community dance class. In S. Burridge, & C. S. Nielsen (Eds.), Dance, Access and Inclusion. Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change. Routledge.

  • Cheesman, S. (2016). Empowerment through risk. Journal of Dance Education, 16(1), 12-19. doi:10.1080/15290824.2015.1051623

  • Cheesman, S. (2015). Interject: a choreographer’s struggles in one specific site. In C. Stock, & P. Germain-Thomas (Eds.), Contemporising the past: envisaging the future. University of Angers, France: Ausdance. Retrieved from

  • Cheesman, S. (2014). Dance and disability: Embracing difference, tensions and complexities. Dance Research Aotearoa, 2(1), 20-30. Retrieved from Open Access version: hdl:

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