newMoves Fast Facts: Megan Mazarick

By Trevor Miles

This spring, KST is presenting its sixth annual newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival. This festival brings young local and national choreographers to the stage to present a medley of four to five short works each night. Read more about the newMoves participants here before you see their new works on stage, May 7-9th.

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Megan Mazarick, Choreographer


    • Megan is a Philadelphia-based choreographer, performer and teacher
    • Megan’s work has toured internationally. She considers it to be visceral, humorous and political
    • In some of Megan’s performances, she has danced on the hood of a moving car, swung from the side of a rock cliff, and rolled through the remains of crumbled buildings
    • Her most recent work monster was performed in Cairo, Egypt at the By Chance Contemporary Dance Festival in 2015
    • monster is a solo that faces female identity and being unladylike in new ways
    • The performance presents the idea of women being able to transform into ferocious predators


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Check out Megan’s site for more videos, pictures, and her full biography. You can also grab your festival passes right here to see monster live.

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