The Making Room

Investigating innovative ways of sharing the creative process from start to premiere

 Bronwen at the Jacob's Pillow production residency, November 2017. Photo: Lila Hurwitz

Bronwen at the Jacob's Pillow production residency, November 2017. Photo: Lila Hurwitz

Bronwen MacArthur

Dance Artist

Bronwen MacArthur is a choreographer, performer and educator. Her interests lie in the limits and possibilities of physicality, creating community and collaborative forms. Bronwen has danced with New York and Copenhagen (DK) based companies, performing and teaching throughout Europe, the U.S. and South America. She formed MacArthur Dance Project in 2007 and her choreography has been performed in NYC, New England, Philadelphia, Russia, France and Scotland. MDP and its collaborative work have been supported by LEF, NEFA, New Haven Mayor’s Grant, Vermont Performance Lab, Summer Stages Dance/Baryshnikov Arts Center, Silo Kirkland Farm (DanceNOW/[NYC]), Susan Hess Choreographers Project, the 2011 Ellen Forman Memorial Award and DanceUP/MetLife Foundation. As the 2016 Guest Artist, Bronwen was recently presented by Trinity College’s Austin Arts Center Fall Dance in Hartford, CT. Bronwen has been on faculty at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, currently serves as a Lecturer in the Yale School of Drama, and she will teach at Smith College in the spring of 2017. She received her MFA from Smith in 2016 and was appointed to the faculty of Music and Dance at UMass Amherst this year.