Meagan Woods is a choreographer, performer, writer, and costume designer who is passionate about collaborative, interdisciplinary art. She holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Simon Fraser University, a BFA in Dance from Rutgers University, where she earned the Margery Turner Award for choreography. Meagan has guest taught at both her alma maters, as well as The New School and Montclair University. Her research investigates movement theories across creative practices, including dance, film, and sewing. Meagan is currently a performer and collaborator with Re:Current Theatre and a librettist for the Breathing Bass ensemble. She also co-founded the modern dance festival Your Move, for which she was granted the Dance NJ Jete Award. This fall, Meagan is thrilled to be on the speaker panel for the TEDxSFU conference, where she will be talking about sewing and progressing in reverse.
(Photo credit: Sebastien Galina)
MEAGAN WOODS & COMPANY
Meagan Woods & Company has presented a wide range of original, high-caliber modern dance pieces in venues across the North East, including NJPAC, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Grounds for Sculpture, George Street Playhouse, Crossroads Theater, and the Landmark Loew's Theater. Meagan Woods & Company co-founded choreographic/visual art events at the Zimmerli Art Museum and Alfa Art Gallery. The company has also performed twice for TEDx conferences. (see performance links under videos)