Megan Armishaw

Photographer: Pedro Machado 2015
Photographer: Hugo Glendinning

Megan grew up in Worcestershire before moving to London to train at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Whilst there she performed work by Rosemary Butcher and Tony Thatcher, she also performed with the Trisha Brown Company as part of their Early Works programme at the Tate Modern.  She graduated in 2011 with a first class honours degree before receiving a masters with distinction in 2012 in dance performance. As a member of Transitions Dance Company Megan performed works by Shang-Chi Sun, Hubert Essakow and Martin Nachbar at venues across the UK and internationally.

After leaving education Megan continued to perform and collaborate in mixed art settings as a member of the London Soundpainting Orchestra, On the Roof collective and The Mostly Everything People, working closely with musicians on improvised performance. In 2014 she worked for Yvonne Rainer, performing her celebrated works Trio A and Chair Pillow, as well as the UK premieres of Diagonal and Talking Solo.

Megan loves teaching and as a freelancer enjoyed working for London based charities; Bede House and Community Focus, teaching dance to adults with learning disabilities and dementia, as well as teaching for Stopgap dance company as a creative learning associate.