Swiss Dancer Visits Cannon County

Swiss Dancer Visits Cannon County
Modern dancer Thomas Hauert (left) came from Switzerland to work on a new theater piece with Short Mountain Resident Scotty Heron (right).

They were sponsored by the Sassafras Arts Center in Liberty.

Thomas Hauert trained in Holland and has a dance company in Belgium called Zoo ( with 8 dancers which performs 40 to 50 shows a year.

They were in Cannon County for two weeks before heading to Europe for performances in France, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.

The artist residency culminated in a public showing Wednesday, October 26.

Click here for a video of Hauert performing.