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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

Make a date with dance

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Global cultural connections

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

The act of assuming

 
Undercurrents | Courant Continu

Menaka Thakkar and Sudha Khandwani

By Megan Andrews

Menaka Thakkar of the Menaka Thakkar Dance Company and her sister Sudha Khandwani of Kalanidhi Fine Arts of Canada are co-producers of the upcoming International Dance Festival and Conference: ContemporaryChoreography in Indian Dance.

 

A Troubling Beauty 

By Megan Andrews, Kaija Pepper Abattoir Kaeja d'Dance

A cross-country conversation between Kaija Pepper and Megan Andrews about the premiere of Karen and Allen Kaeja’s Abattoir. 

 

Peter Chin: ethno-choreographer  

By Megan Andrews “Transmission of the Invisible” Peter Chin, Tribal Crackling Wind

The inimitable Peter Chin is known for his multi-disciplinary work and particularly for his interest in Asian cultures and dance forms. The Jamaican-born, Toronto-based choreographer’s latest work, “Transmission of the Invisible”, carries this interest forward.  

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Dancers talking (and writing) about dance

Editorial

By Megan Andrews

Dance, society, politics

Ecological Discourses

bodies in the web of life By Mary Theresa Kelly, Megan Andrews

Climate change, the environmental crisis. How do social discourses and philosophical approaches to ecology reflect the ways in which we relate to the body? How do dancers, choreographers and movement practitioners engage with these concerns?

Goethean science as creative method

By Megan Andrews

Interview with Shannon Elliott

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