Meg Eginton

Meg Eginton was head of movement for Atlantic Theater from 1986 – 1994, began teaching in the summer Vermont program in 1987, and was named a Master Teacher in 1990. She also created and led Movement for Actors programs at FSU/Asolo Conservatory, and the American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University, and was Resident Movement Coach for the professional American Repertory Theatre. Eginton began her career as a leading dancer in the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and the Stephen Petronio Dance Company, and was a member of Robert Wilson’s Byrd Hoffman Group and Mary Overlie’s Viewpoints company. She acted Off-Broadway, in film and commercials, and starred in Bill Irwin’s Largely New York on Broadway. Eginton Alignment Somatic Movement Education and Therapy is used by actors and in therapeutic settings worldwide. Meg’s awards include a Bessie, grants from NYSCA and NYFA, and the Fyodor Volkov Theatre International Theatre Festival Crystal Bell.