Margaret Ogas

dancer | choreographer | teaching artist

Margaret Ogas (she/her) is a choreographer, performer, and teaching artist based in the Twin Cities. Using an interdisciplinary approach rooted in dance, her works tell surreal everyday stories through a collage of movement, text and sound.Ogas’s choreography has been presented by the Walker Art Center, FD13, Candy Box Dance Festival, Mizna, Center for Performing Arts, Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio, Future Interstates, 9x22 Dance Lab, and others. She was awarded a 2022 Next Step Fund grant by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council and was a 2021 Naked Stages Fellow at Pillsbury House + Theatre. Margaret has been a core collaborator and performer with the Taja Will Ensemble since 2018. She has also performed for Laurie Van Weiren, Chris Schlicting, Sequoia Hauck and others.Margaret is a teaching artist, specializing in modern technique, improvisation, composition, and creative movement. She is currently a youth instructor at Young Dance. She holds a BFA in Dance from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Photographer Credits
Bruce Silcox (photos 1, 3)
Khadija Charif (photos 2,4)
Bobby Rogers (photo 5)