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Haas is a movement artist, curator, facilitator and writer who utilizes other mediums, such as film, in their work. They received a B.A. in Dance from Columbia College Chicago and a M.F.A. in Dance at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. After finishing graduate school, Haas built a tiny mobile house/stage and began a three-year art/work traveling experiment. From Chicago to Huntsville to Albuquerque to Tucson, Haas partnered with art centers, city agencies, universities and individuals, offering their house/stage as a free platform for discussions, workshops and performances.

In August 2014 Haas stopped their travels to homestead on unincorporated land in northern Arizona. There they opened Rosie’s Ranch, which served as an informal art residency and retreat space that included alternative building from December 2015 to January 2021. Currently, they live within the traditional territory of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the O'odham peoples, today known as the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the Gila River Indian Community, the Ak-Chin Indian Community and the Tohono O'odham Nation. This is also called Tucson, Arizona.

Haas has received multiple grants through Arizona Commission on the Arts, Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona, the City of Chicago and the Illinois Arts Council. They have been awarded the Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence Fellowship, the Judith Dawn Memorial Fund Grant, the Verdell Frazier Young Award, the Moe Family Dance Award and multiple Creative and Performing Arts Fellowships. A partial list of residencies include: LinkUp at Links Hall in Chicago, Doghaven Center for the Arts, Shared Space, Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy and CATALYST Creative Collective. Haas's work has been written about in the Chicago Tribune, was broadcast on Channel 23 by New Chinese Media and has been honored, multiple times, as Chicago Reader Critic's Choice.

Photo taken by: Rachel Marie Photography

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