Megan Grabowski: Head Choreographer, Albany Empresses
Megan started dancing at the age of six in Ohio where she studied clogging, ballet, jazz, tap and lyrical. Soon after beginning dance, Megan joined The Studio Company and began competing in regional and national dance competitions and taking extensive ballet training at CCM (Cincinnati Conservatory of Music) and The Cincinnati Ballet. Megan holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance from Kent State University and was a member of the Kent State Dance Ensemble and the KSU Dance Team. After graduation, her training in modern dance continued in New York City at Dance Space and in Boston at Green Street Studios. She has had the honor of performing with the Cincinnati Ballet and modern companies Bryce Dance and Kelley Donovan and Dancers. In addition, Megan is thrilled to have performed on NBC's "Today Show" and at New York City's world-famous Carnegie Hall with Eric Kunzel and The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Megan currently an instructor at Turning Point Dance Center where she shares her passion for dance with students and helps them the grow as artists. In her first season as Head Choreographer for the Albany Empresses, Megan will be responsible for building upon the success of the team not only on the field, but also out in the community, where the Empresses are a huge part of the Empire Community Relations program. In additional, Megan will oversee the Jr. Empress program to ensure the all participants get the pro experience and are trained directly from her and her Empress team.