Meghan Cardwell-Wilson has been a dancer and a writer all of her life.
She earned an M.F.A. in dance performance and choreography from Texas Woman’s University where she was the recipient of the Excellence in Research and Writing Award and a member of Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Prior to graduate dance study, she attended Austin College in Sherman, TX, graduating with a B.A. in English and Philosophy.
Meghan has danced at the American Dance Festival in New York City and at Bates Dance Festival in Maine, where she studied with Bebe Miller and Nancy Stark Smith. She has presented her work throughout DFW, in Las Cruces, NM, and at The Exchange Dance Festival in Tulsa, OK where her work received the Ignite choreography award in the adjudicated concert. She has performed the work of Larry Keigwin, Amy O’Neal, Sarah Gamblin, Amy Querin, and Muscle Memory Dance Theatre at venues extending from Texas to Washington, D.C. and NYC.
Before joining the faculty at Collin College, Meghan taught dance studio and theory courses for Texas Woman’s University, Tarrant County College, and North Central Texas College. She currently choreographs, performs, teaches, and serves as company manager for Muscle Memory Dance Theatre, a Dallas-based modern dance company. In addition, she serves on the board of directors for Ghost Town Arts Collective, a non-profit arts co-op dedicated to presenting the work of regional artists in visual and performing arts.
Professor of Dance
Preston Ridge Campus, LC102
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