head shot of P. Megan Andrews, Founding Editor

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 has been on faculty in the Dance Department at York University, in the Musical Theatre program at Sheridan College and in the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. Megan holds a PhD in Communication and Cultural Studies, is a Certified Laban Movement Analyst, and 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


By Kathleen Smith, Megan Andrews

Striving for Articulate Expressions: Notes from Kathleen Smith and Megan Andrews


By Megan Andrews, Kaija Pepper

Pursuing the Impossible

Susie Burpee

The Contours of Character By Megan Andrews

Susie Burpee traces the physical and psychological contours of character in her self-solo works. Catch sight of them here.

Weight Shifts & Balancing Acts

Reflections on Dance in Canada By Megan Andrews

In her last regular issue of The Dance Current, Founding Editor Megan Andrews reflects on the evolution of the magazine and on the shifting landscape of the Canadian dance sector.


By Megan Andrews

Thank You!


By Megan Andrews

Acceleration … Pause

Past Future

Kaeja d’Dance at 20 Years By Megan Andrews

A force on the Canadian scene, Kaeja d’Dance celebrates twenty years this month. Here, images of co-artistic directors Karen and Allen Kaeja provide a view into the past, while excerpts from our online interview reveal glimpses of new work and future directions.


By Megan Andrews

Global Perspectives & An Important Announcement


By Megan Andrews

One foot in front of the other …

Jacinte Giroux & Jo Leslie

Affair of the Heart By Megan Andrews, David Gaubiac

A professional dance artist before surviving a stroke in July 2000, Jacinte Giroux has returned to the stage as a dancer in Jo Leslie’s solo Affair of the Heart.

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