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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

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Rehearsal direction

Undercurrents

By Megan Andrews

Robin Poitras, artistic director and programmer for New Dance Horizons in Regina

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Our collective future

 

A review in the shape of a conversation 

By Kathleen Smith, Megan Andrews “/dance/songs/” Ame Henderson, public recordings

“A dance in the shape of a rock show.” Sounds like a good idea, right? It was only a matter of time before someone figured out how to harness the casual collectivity and emotional energy of going to hear a favourite band and applied it to a choreographic concept.  

 

The Honesty of an Artist

By Megan Andrews "Absences" Serge Bennathan, Dancemakers

Space, silence, absence. Moments of suspended emptiness punctuate the robust joy, delicate care and aching grief in Absences, Serge Bennathan’s last work as artistic director of Toronto’s Dancemakers.  

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

The importance of relationships

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Conclusion and continuity

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Making a lasting impression

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

To whom does a dance belong?

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

The long limbs of contemporary dance

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