Megan English has been fostering movement experiences for people through her performance, creation and therapy practices for over eighteen years. Megan is a Registered Psychotherapist and has a private practice in Hamilton. She has implemented Dance Movement Therapy programs in diverse clinical settings and is currently the President of the Dance Movement Therapy Association in Canada.
Originally from Sudbury, Megan is a graduate of York University’s Dance Program. Megan’s choreography has been presented at Dance Matters (Toronto), St Andrews Performing Arts Festival (New Brunswick), Dusk Dances (Hamilton), Frost Bites (Hamilton) and the Hamilton Fringe Festival. Notable choreographies include The Nell Shipman Project (supported by the Toronto Arts Council) and This Dance is Mic’d, both developed in residency at Artscape Gibraltar Point. Megan has performed the works of diverse dance artists both in Canada and the UK, including The Kiss by Tino Sehgal. While living in London UK, Megan danced with the company Zephyr in Zanussi. (Doering, Germany) In 2016, she developed a dance work for medical ethicist/dancer Andrea Frolic of Hamilton Health Sciences, exploring resilience. Megan has created numerous performances in collaboration with musician Dale Morningstar of the Dinner Is Ruined. Her work Second Wind (2018) was supported by the Hamilton City Enrichment Fund.