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 and informed by Chicana cultural sensibilities, 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, Skewed Visions, 9x22 Dance Lab, and others. Margaret is a 2023 Jerome Hill Artist Fellow. She received a 2022 Next Step Fund grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council and was a 2021 Naked Stages Fellow at Pillsbury House + Theatre. She 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)