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actor , choreographer , director , professor

Artemis Susan Preeshl, American Choreographer, actor, director. Avocations: horseback riding, scuba diving, swimming, weightlifting. F C. Dana scholar Bates College, 1981-1984; fellow U. Arizona, 1988-1989; grantee Lehman Brothers, Manhattan Cmty. Arts Fund, Field's Emerging Artist Challenge, Freed of London, Ltd. Member Cum Laude Society, Phi Beta Kappa.


Preeshl, Artemis Susan was born on April 15, 1962 in St. Paul. Daughter of F. Warren Preeshl and Marcelaine Evelyn (Wotschke) Westergren.


Bachelor in French-Psychology with high honors, Bates College, 1984. Master of Arts in Dance, Ohio State University, 1988. Master of Fine Arts in Drama, University Arizona, 1989.

Certified movement analyst, Laban Institute Movement Studies, New York City, 1992. Certified Labanotation teacher, Dance Notation Bureau, New York City, 1994.


Choreographer, president, artistic director Artemis and The Wild Things, New York City, since 1987. Dancer Pooh Kaye & Eccentric Motions, 1992, Avodah Dance Ensemble, New York City, 1992-1993, Elizabeth Strebl/Ringside, New York City, 1993-1994. Assistant choreographer Caesar's, Atlantic City, 1994.

Broker The Wellington Group, New York City, 1994. Actor, dance captain Creative Faires, 1994—1996. Media assistant Young & Rubicam, 1995—1996.

Personal trainer Peninsula Spa, 1996. With Movement Matters, 1996. Stage manager Theater Works United States of America, 1999—2000.

Executive assistant Arthur Andersen, 2000—2002. Practice administrator Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler, 2002—2003. Tax preparer Henry W. Bloch and Richard Bloch, 2003.

Assistant professor theatre arts and movement specialist Utah State, since 2003. Teaching associate Ohio State University, 1985—1988. Trainer Aline Fitness, New York City, 1995, In High Form, 1995.

Member Dance Theater Workshop, 1994—1996. Company member Love Creek Production Theater, 1994—1999. Assistant director Show Me New York, 1996—1997.

Personal trainer and managerial assistant to Ronald A. Wilford Columbia Artists Management, 1997—1998. Visiting professor Shah Alam University of Technology, Malaysia, 2007. Co founder Center Alternative Theatre Training Pristina, Kosovo, 2009.

Director Two Gentleman Verona, New York, 2007. With Layala University.


  • License series 7 and 63 National Association Securities Dealers. Certified personal trainer American Council Exercise, 1996. Master scuba diver, associate teacher, Fitzmaulice Voicemark, 2010.


  • Other Work

    • Actor: (television serial) Diary, Eclipse Pictures, 1997, The Riant Theatre, 1997. (plays) Our Town, Steel Magnolias, Measure for Measure, Artemis and the Wild Things, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, Antony and Cleopatra, The Jazz Winter's Tale, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Taming of the Shrew, Troilus & Cressida, King Lear, Henry VI Part I, A Midsummer's Night Dream. Director: The Soldier's Tale, Eight Songs for a Mad King, The Comedy of Errors, A Christmas Carol The Scene Big Easy.


Member Cum Laude Society, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Horseback riding, scuba diving, swimming, skiing.


F. Warren Preeshl Westergren

Marcelaine Evelyn (Wotschke) Westergren