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Megan Drabant

Graduate Intern in Dance Science and Health


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Faculty of Dance

Laban Building





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Megan is a current MFA Dance Science student at Trinity Laban. Her thesis research is focusing on the effects of fatigue on tap dancers. Previously, Megan graduated with a BFA in Dance from Wayne State University (USA), which is where her love for dance science was sparked via dance kinesiology, movement analysis, and Pilates modules.

Megan continues her dance training by attending various dance festivals and intensives such as: Trinity Laban’s Summer Program in London, England; the Rockettes Summer Intensive in New York City; the Motor City Tap Festival in Detroit, MI; and Bates Dance Festival in Lewiston, ME. She has performed professionally for five consecutive seasons with the Michigan Dance Project, under the direction of Kathy King, and has choreographed for the feature film Needlestick, written and directed by Detroit-based film writer Steven Karageanes. Megan has trained and performed professionally as a performing apprentice with M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s BAM!, and CoCoDaCo Mezzo Company. Additionally, Megan has authored articles for Dance Panorama and the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science newsletter, and was featured in Dance Magazine (Sept. 2012) for initiating a tap course at Wayne State University.

In addition to being a Graduate Intern in Dance Science and Health at Trinity Laban, Megan is a certified PTA Global Personal trainer, AFAA certified Group Fitness instructor, Gray Institute 3DMAPS and CAFS certified coach, and a fully certified STOTT Pilates instructor. She is on faculty with Dancewerks Regional and National Werkshops, along with the Brighton Dance Festival, leading sessions in contemporary, tap, and dance science.