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Megan Mazarick

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Megan Mazarick

Megan Mazarick

b.1980

 

Megan Mazarick is choreographer, teacher, performer, collaborator, and curator of Contemporary Dance.  She received both her BFA and MFA in dance (University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Temple University).  As a choreographer, she makes work that is humorous, serious, theatrical, and personal, often including a stop motion physicality and love of fantasy.  Her choreography has been presented most frequently in Philadelphia (Live Arts Festival, nEW Festival, Philadelphia Dance Projects, PARD, etc.) and New York City (Movement Research at Judson Church, Triskelion Arts, Dance New Amsterdam). She has toured throughout the USA (San Francisco, Minneapolis, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and West Virginia) as part of various dance festivals and events.  She has also shown work internationally in Bulgaria's BlackBox Theater and Dance Festival, Singapore Fringe Festival,  Zawirowania International Choreography Competition (Warsaw, Poland), Zielony Jazdow Festival (Warsaw, Poland), By Chance Festival (Cairo, Egypt), and Contemporary Dance Night (Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt).  As a performer she has worked with Susan Rethorst, Keith Thompson, Marianela Boan, Merian Soto, Anonymous Bodies, and members of Lower Left.  She currently teaches at Rowan University, Bryn Mawr College, Georgian Court University, and Temple University. 

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March 2017-

Recently, I went back home to choreograph on Raleigh's multi-generational dance company, The Rainbow Dance Company.  My mom was in my piece!  Check out the blurb here:http://www.artsnownc.com/rainbow-dance-company-takes-new-approach-37th-annual-spring-concert/

January 2017-

Graffito Works (the improvisational group I perform with) was in the news check it out here:

http://thinkingdance.net/articles/2017/02/16/Giving-Form-to-the-Invisible-Graffito-Works-at-PAFA

June 2016-

Here is a small write up for the festival where my partner, Les, and I showed love-joy diver in Bulgaria.  Plovdiv is an awesome place to visit!  

 http://www.visitplovdiv.com/en/eventsplovdiv/3356 

January 2016-

An Awesome review from Singapore: 

http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/arts/dance-review-animalier-explores-parallels-between-humans-and-our-feathered-scaly