Maggie M Bergeron
111 Barbara Baker Ctr for Dance
500 - 21st Ave South
Maggie Bergeron is an organizer choreographer, dancer and teacher. She currently choreographs and directs Maggie Bergeron & Company; dances in her own work and the work of local choreographers; instructs dance majors as a full-time adjunct instructor at the University of Minnesota Dance Program; and teaches in the Dance Department at the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists (SPCPA), a charter school for grades 9-12 committed to pre-professional training in the arts. Maggie directed SPCPA’s Dance Department for eight years and also spent nine years dancing in the choreography of Joanie Smith and Danial Shapiro as a company member of Shapiro and Smith Dance. Maggie graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy and holds a BFA in Dance from the University of Minnesota. Her choreography has been seen in Minnesota at the Southern Theater, Walker Art Center, Bryant Lake Bowl, Ted Mann Theater and at the Cedar Cultural Center alongside her composer and bass-playing husband Nicholas Gaudette. Maggie’s work has been seen nationally on the North Dakota Ballet Company in Grand Forks, ND; Keshet Dance Company in Albuquerque, NM; Interlochen Arts Academy in MI and the Cincinnati Conservatory for Music’s Dance Program in OH. The past couple of years have brought the premiere of a new work on Momentum Dance Company in Bern, Switzerland, a collaboration with poet Rebecca Dunham at the Bryant Lake Bowl, an evening-length work Leaver’s Ball centered on the experience of high school prom and supported by a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, a new piece entitled “Premonition” for Keshet Dance Company, a TEDx Grand Forks talk performed alongside Nicholas Gaudette and the premiere of Hear Here! A live music and movement festival in Saint Paul, MN.