San Francisco, CA
Megan Lowe is a dancer, choreographer, performer, singer-songwriter, filmmaker, teacher, and administrator of Chinese and Irish descent creating work in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has an affinity for dynamic places and partners, and her dances tackle unusual physical situations and invent compelling solutions. Megan has performed with Flyaway Productions, Scott Wells & Dancers, Lenora Lee Dance, Lizz Roman & Dancers, Kambara + Dancers, Nancy Karp + Dancers, Detour Dance, Dance Brigade, Epiphany Productions, This Sweet Nothing, Marit Brook-Kothlow, Christine Cali, Beth Fein, Karl Frost, Keith Hennessy, Nita Little, Tino Sehgal, Miriam Wolodarski-Lundberg, and more.
Megan creates her own works through Megan Lowe Dances, presented both live and on film, as well as making collaborative works with dance-artist Sonsherée Giles. Megan is a UC Berkeley Alumni with degrees in Psychology and Theater, Dance, & Performance Studies, where she currently works as the Office Manager and teaches masterclasses focused on contact improvisation, dynamic partnering, creative movement, and release technique principles. She is a Teaching / Choreographing Artist for Joe Goode Performance Group, Bandaloop, and Flyaway, and has also taught for West Coast Contact Improvisation Jam, the Finnish Hall, InterKinected, Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, KULARTS, for Athletic Playground with Shira Yaziv, and other organizations.
Megan participated in NCCAkron's 2021 Dancing Lab: Art Speaks 2.0, alongside Tara Burns, Kelsey Paschich, Rosy Simas, and Daiane Lopes da Silva and Weidong Yang of Kinetech Arts. The Lab was an extended dive into the relationship of artistic process, technology, and audience engagement.
Dancing Lab: Art Speaks 2.0 (2021)