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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

Susanna Hood

Shudder By Megan Andrews, Jeremy Mimnagh

Choreographer Susanna Hood speaks of her new work, Shudder, a trio inspired by the work of British painter Francis Bacon and created for and with Alanna Kraaijeveld and Dan Wild.

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Ethics: face-to-face

Ame Henderson

relay By Bettina Hoffman, Megan Andrews

relay investigates modes of togetherness through the examination and rethinking of the unison gesture,” notes Toronto-based choreographer Ame Henderson, who is known for her engaging, event-like dance works.

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Our International Issue

Jolene Bailie

Sensory Life, Infinite World By Hugh Conacher, Megan Andrews

An ambitious solo artist, Winnipeg’s Jolene Bailie has recently begun to create ensemble pieces. Here she shares insights into her artistic development and creative process.

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

New year, new adventure

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Old Men Dancing: Do Not Resuscitate | Ne pas ressusciter

By Megan Andrews, Esther Vincent

Old Men Dancing (OMD) was formed by musician and composer Michael Hermiston and emergency medical technician George Barron in 2002.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

José Navas

By Megan Andrews, Valerie Simmons

Born in Venezuela in 1965, José Navas has been based in Québec since 1991.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Jorden Morris and the RWB for Moulin Rouge - The Ballet

By Megan Andrews, Bruce Monk

After retiring as a principal dancer with Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB), Jorden Morris began to explore choreography.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Janak Khendry

By Megan Andrews, David Hou

Janak Khendry is an internationally renowned classical dancer, choreographer and the artistic director of the Janak Khendry Dance Company. Photos of Janak Khendry Dance Company in rehearsal by David Hou

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