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Megan Andrews

Founding Editor & Director: Education and Special Projects

Megan Andrews, PhD, CMA, is a dance artist/scholar, educator and writer/editor, working across theory and practice in dance, somatics and performance. As a performer, Megan has worked with many independent choreographers across Canada and is currently developing a solo repertoire. She has published articles and essays in scholarly and journalistic publications and is on faculty in the Dance Department at York University and in the Musical Theatre program at Sheridan College. Megan holds a PhD in Communication and Cultural Studies, is a Certified Laban Movement Analyst, and is also certified instructor of 3D Workout™, a somatics-based conditioning practice. As the founder and founding editor of The Dance Current, Megan led and developed editorial for both print and online platforms from May 1998 through June 2011. She also served as publisher from May 1998 through December 2013, directing organizational and business strategies, and growing the company from a local, grassroots newsletter to a national, multi-platform media entity. From 2013 through 2016, she held the position of Executive Director and subsequently moved into the position of Director: Education and Special Projects. 

Megan Andrews' Work

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Alison Denham: playing in space | espace de jeu

By Megan Andrews

“It is the role of the interpreter that deeply resonates with me and where I focus my attention.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Sasha Ivanochko: resilience & love | résilience et amour

By Megan Andrews

“My process is based in a combination of rigorous in-studio explorations of the psyche soma connection, voice work and character study.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Tedd Robinson: beauty, art, retreat, nature | beauté, art, retraite, nature

By Megan Andrews, Rod MacIvor

Tedd Robinson took up residence in the Pontiac, Québec, in 2005 and has been presenting dance in his barn since the summer of 2007.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Louise Moyes: St. John's Women & other docudances | et autres docudanses

By Megan Andrews

“I call my own work ‘docudance’; it tells my own and others’ life stories/oral histories in a multidisciplinary form that draws from dance foremost, as well as theatre, video and performance.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Susanna Hood: Shudder

By Megan Andrews, Jeremy Mimnagh

Artistic director of her Toronto-based interdisciplinary performance company, hum, Susanna Hood is a choreographer, performer, director and teacher working at the intersection of dance and sound.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Ame Henderson: relay

By Megan Andrews, Bettina Hoffman

Ame Henderson lives and works in Toronto where she is the artistic director of Public Recordings.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Jolene Bailie: Sensory Life, Infinite World

By Megan Andrews, Hugh Conacher

Since graduating from The School of Contemporary Dancers and The University of Winnipeg in 2000, Jolene Bailie, artistic director of Gearshifting Performance Works, has self-presented and produced over 250 solo shows, six cross-Canada tours and numerous smaller tours; re-mounted fourteen works by senior choreographers; commissioned eight new works; collaborated on several dance-based video projects; and created one evening-length solo work, eight works for pre-professional students and over 125 dances for schools.

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Our Embodied Dimension

Alison Denham

Playing in Space By Megan Andrews

“It is the role of the interpreter that deeply resonates with me and where I focus my attention,” says Vancouver-based dancer Alison Denham.

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Public moves

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