30 Nov 2016
Megan Bridge is a dancer, choreographer, curator, and dance writer based in Philadelphia. She currently co-directs < fidget >, a platform for her collaborative work with composer, designer, and musicologist Peter Price. In June 2009, Bridge and Price opened thefidget space, a warehouse, research laboratory, and hub for new forms of art, media, and performance in Kensington, Philadelphia. Through thefidget space Bridge has co-curated and produced more than 25 public events including lectures, performances, seminars, and workshop series. As a professional dancer Bridge has performed the work of choreographers and companies such as Group Motion, Jerome Bel, Willi Dorner, Lucinda Childs, anonymous bodies, Headlong Dance Theater, Susan Rethorst, and readySetGO, and has taken workshops with Deborah Hay, Xavier LeRoy, Miguel Gutierrez, and Jan Fabre. She has toured as a dancer to Germany, Austria, South Africa, Poland, Lithuania, Japan, and Cyprus. Bridge has received funding support from the Leeway Foundation, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Puffin Foundation, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Penn PAT, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. She currently writes for thINKingdance.net.