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Megan Mazarick

Megan Mazarick

Assistant Professor


School of Arts and Sciences



Office Location:

404 Wellness Center

Office Hours:

  • Tuesdays (by appointment only) 11am-2pm
  • Wednesdays 8:30-9:30am  and 12:15-2pm
  • Thursdays 12:15-2:00pm
  • Fridays 12:15-1:15pm

Educational Background

  • MFA in Dance at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA (2007)
  • BFA in Dance from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2002)

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty at Elon University  (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019)
  • Master class series at Workshop Foundation in Budapest, Hungary (October 2018)
  • Adjunct Faculty at Temple University (2007- 2017)
  • Master classes at LaSalle University (Singapore) and University of Singapore in (January 2016)
  •  Workshop Series in Cairo, Egypt as part of By Chance Festival (May 2015) and at Ezzat Ezzat Contemporary Dance Studio in Giza, Egypt (October-December 2014)
  • Workshops at Centre Rezodanse in Alexandria, Egypt (December 2014)
  • Guest Artist at Bryn Mawr College (Spring 2013, Spring 2017)
  • Adjunct Faculty at Rowan University 2008-2016 
  • Guest Artist at University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Spring 2014)
  • Adjunct Faculty at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts (Fall 2009-Fall 2013)
  • Guest Teacher at Zawirowania Festival in Warsaw, Poland (June 2013)
  • Guest Artist for West Chester University (Fall 2009)
  • Guest Artist at Drexel University (Spring 2008) 

Research / Creativity Interest Area

  • Bilateral Exchange Artist in Budapest, Hungary for 2017 through Philadelphia Dance Projects and Budapest’s Workshop Foundation teaching, rehearsing, performing, and creating new work (Boundary)
  • Commissioned to create work for Contemporary Dance Night Festival in Cairo, Egypt as part of Ezzat Ezzat Dance Studio Residency (October 2014-December 2014)
  • Art Stations Foundation/Stary Browar’s Philadelphia/Poland Dance Exchange (June-July 2013)
  • Kelly Strayhorn Theater New Stage Residency 2013 to work on Calvary Cavalry (Pittsburgh, February 2013) 
  • Awarded Philadelphia’s Live Arts Brewery Fellowship (2011) 
  • Susan Hess Choreographic Residency (Philadelphia 2010)
  • Recipient of Community Education Center New Edge Residency (Philadelphia 2009)
  • nEW Festival Resident Artist (Philadelphia 2007)
  • Resident performer with Keith Thompson’s Dance Tactics at Duke University and ADF (2007)
Choreographic Research/Works  
  • Move Like a Lady commissioned for North Carolina Museum of Art Women’s Festival (Raleigh, NC March 2019)
  • Monster performed on tour as part of North Carolina Dance Festival 2018 (Bebe Theater in Asheville, Van Dyke Performance Space and Greensboro Project Space Gallery in Greensboro, The Fruit in Durham, and at the 2019 Boom Festival in Charlotte), at Trafo Studio Theater (Budapest October 2017), Bryn Mawr College (January 2017), in Kelly Strayhorn Theater as part of newMoves Festival (Pittsburgh, May 2015), at Scratch Night in Philadelphia FringeArts (2015), and was  premiered in Egypt at Rawabet Theater (Cairo, May 2015) 
  • boundaries (work-in-progress) performed as part of Raw Series at The Fruit (Durham, January 2019)
  • Boundary (work-in-progress) performed  at The Performance Garage (Philadelphia October 2018) and Trafo Studio Theater (Budapest October 2017) 
  • Animalier presented in Singapore Fringe Festival 2016, in Egypt at Falaki Theater (Cairo, November 2014), and Bibliotheque (Alexandria, December 2014)
  • Rhino Skin performed at Zawirowania International Choreography Competition in Warsaw’s Warsawy Theatre (Poland, November 2014)
  • love-joy diver presented at Bulgaria’s Black Box Festival (May 2016), as a lecture-demonstration at Rowan’s Developmental Theater Summer Program (July 2015), presented at Brooklyn’s Triskelion Arts (April 2014), Nice and Fresh Series in Philadelphia (March 2014), and Scratch Night at FringeArts (Philadelphia 2014), at New Moves Festival in Pittsburgh (Kelly Strayhorn Theater 2013), studio performance at The Performance Garage (Philadelphia 2013)
  • Frontier presented at Warsaw’s Zielony Jazdow Festival (Poland 2013) and as an Open Studio Performance at The Performance Garage (Philadelphia 2013)
  • Calvary Cavalry studio performance at Alloy Dance Studio (Pittsburgh 2013)
  • Mining the Mine of the Mind for Minderals presented in Philadelphia (Fringe Festival 2012, Scratch Night at Live Arts Festival, and Dance USA/Philadelphia Showcase 2012), and in New York City (Triskelion Arts 2012) 
  • Robe Arrangement presented at Philadelphia’s PARD Dance Series (November 2011) and at Movement Research at Judson Church (NYC October 2011)
  • Neon Gothic: Chapter 2 presented at Philadelphia’s Painted Bride Art Center (2011)
  • Neon Gothic: Chapter 1 presented as part of Philadelphia Live Arts Festival  (2010) and Susan Hess Dance Exchange (2010)
  • Avatard presented in Philadelphia (CEC New Edge Performance 2009 and Conwell Theater 2010), Minneapolis (Southern Theater 2010), San Francisco (ODC Theater 2010), and New York City (Triskelion Arts 2010)
  • Seven Stages of Deep Dialogue”  commissioned for The Dialogue Institute (Philadelphia 2009)

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