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Dr Shantel Ehrenberg

Dance Scientist, Practitioner, Academic


Trinity Laban was an important part of my career in dance after moving to the UK; during my degree I met life-long mentors, colleagues, and friends and encountered incredible opportunities; above all, I was nurtured as a dance artist, researcher and academic.

Dr Shantel Ehrenberg
Shantel Ehrenberg


Dr Shantel Ehrenberg graduated in 2006, after completing an MSc Dance Science. She then went on to complete a PhD in Dance Studies at the University of Manchester in 2013 and also holds an MFA in Dance from the University of California. Shantel works as a dance practitioner, researcher and academic. She has taught at Bath Spa University, Trinity Laban and the University of California and is Lecturer in Dance and Theatre at the University of Surrey. Shantel worked on ‘Watching Dance: Kinaesthetic Empathy’, a high-profile Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project which explored how dance spectators respond to and identify with dance.