B i o g r a p h y
Meghan Carmichael is a dance artist based on Cape Cod MA.
She received her BFA in Contemporary Dance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2012. Her training continued at Impulstanz International Dance Festival in Austria, Bates Dance Festival (BDF), Gibney Dance, and with AXIS Dance Company.
In New York City she has danced for Jessica Rose Cipriano, Alexandra Rose/ Workhorse Dance, and kamrDANCE. In New England, she has danced for Ali Kenner Brodsky, Betsy Miller, and in projects for Shura Baryshnikov and Heidi Henderson. She has been on faculty at Festival Ballet Providence (FBP), Providence Ballet, and an adjunct at Brown University and Dean College. She developed the "Dance in the Community" program at the Moses Brown School, where she mentored high school students while teaching diverse communities through physically inclusive dance.
Her choreography has been presented at Brown University, Festival Ballet Providence, AS220, Bates Dance Festival Young Choreographers Showing, and The Dance Complex in Boston. She also founded and is further developing "Near and Far: Collaborative Art Project" on Cape Cod, MA.
In 2017, she was an artist in residence at The Heron Dance, Yoga, and Meditation Center / P.O.T.E.G.P. Spiritual Guidance Center in Fall River, MA. She was also a recipient of the New England Dance Fund Grant through the New England Foundation of the Arts and the Simon Family Scholarship in NYC.
As a dance artist, educator, and administrator, Meghan is passionate about developing projects centered around inclusive dance practices and community support through the arts.
Photo Credit: Augusta Rose Photography
As an artist, I am deeply interested in:
digging in to the uncomfortable
how to tell the most urgent stories
how to develop conscious community
how dance can be a vehicle for