MEGHAN LAWITZ, OWNER & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Dancing for over 20 years, Meghan Lawitz is an established dancer, teacher and choreographer in Colorado. Originally from Arizona, she has trained in various styles including contemporary, jazz, lyrical, ballet, hip hop, tap, acrobatics, tumbling, and poms. She grew up competing and performing extensively throughout the States, winning awards and earning scholarships from numerous dance conventions. After years of dipping into many styles, Meghan focused primarily on contemporary movement and its rich storytelling ability. Her distinctive contemporary style stems not only from her diverse dance background but also from her love and appreciation of all dance forms.
From 2008-2012, Meghan was the Co-Director/Choreographer for The Damsels Contemporary Dance Company – a Denver-based company dedicated to providing assistance to women in crisis, where over the span of four years, she created original company repertoire pieces and organized numerous show productions. She has been a Guest Artist for BJDW , United We Dance, You See These Moves, Releve Dance Competition, PUSH, The Block Party, Murmuration, St. Michael's College, and Denver School of the Arts, as well as an Official Judge for the UDA Mile High Dance Championships and the ICU World Cheerleading Championships. Most recently, Meghan toured with DMC International in China. A few of her performance credits include Vail International Dance Festival, 8150 Urban Dance Challenge, the Denver Dance Festival, and Interweave Dance Theatre . A recipient of numerous choreography awards, on the regional, national, and professional level, Meghan travels as a master teacher and choreographer for companies and studios across the globe.
In 2012 Meghan joined forces to create the Boulder-based, Rogue Co. Dance Company - a contemporary dance company for professional dancers, accomplished performers, and emerging artists in Colorado. She is currently on faculty with Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop, and dances with the all female crew, The Janes. She is the Director of the Jazz Program at Streetside Studios and an in-house choreographer for Shelly True Dance Academy, under the direction of Shelly Trujillo - Choreographer & Assistant Director for the Denver Bronco Cheerleaders.
A lover of the arts, and a student always, it is the combination of Meghan’s bold storytelling-style and sheer strength in movement that sets her apart from others.