Susan Paino

co-artistic director and member, Board of Directors

Susan Paino is a dancer, teacher, and designer. As a costume designer, Susan is best known for finding creative ways to use recycled and up-cycled clothing, fabric, and other materials. Susan was costume designer for FPTC’s Heaven and Earth, Impermanence and Uncertainty, Reel to Reel/Krapp’s Last Tape, and Dhalgren Sunrise. As a teaching artist, Susan Paino brings a unique combination of experience, training, and passion to dance education. Her teaching practice is rooted in story-telling through movement, beginning with creative movement for preschoolers, progressing to choreographed movement with primary grades. She teaches dance and movement classes at libraries, studios, and early education settings in the Boston area.