Taliesin Reid Haugh (Cleveland Heights, OH) grew up in Cleveland’s art community. His dance training and experience includes Hawkins style modern dance with YARD under the direction of Bill Wade, Horton technique and ballet under Michael Medcalf, Stiltwalking and aerial circus techniques with SAFMOD, Breakdance/hiphop with Ground Effects and the Chosen Few crew, and 16 years of Afro-Brazilian acrobatics dance and percussion with Capoeira Narahari. Taliesin has performed in 5 countries including Greece as a member of UNESCO’s Conseil International de la Dance in 2006. His side interests include ancient languages, martial arts, history, theater, carpentry, cooking, latin dance, bicycling, and rock climbing. He is finishing his B.A. in Anthropology at Cleveland State, and works in the Theater department where he performed in a Bollywood version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Playhouse Square. Taliesin has worked with Morrison in many community endeavors including Parade the Circle at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and joined MorrisonDance as a performer in 2010.