Madison, WI, Chicago, IL USA
At top: still from dance film, Sliver (choreographed, danced and edited by Maureen Janson, sculpture by Hongtao Zhou).
2017-How is This the World, Chicago
From Opera House to Storefront to Black Box;
From Ballet to Ballroom to Hip Hop;
From Stillness to Gesture to Cartwheel;
From Actor to Singer to Dancer;
Maureen brings experience, confidence, positive energy and a strong work ethic to dance choreography and movement coaching for live performance and film.
Maureen's choreography was recently cited as the "Best of 2016" by Isthmus, Madison, WI
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WHAT THE PRESS SAYS:
"Maureen Janson’s choreography is pure fun, and is deftly executed." -Chicago Sun-Times
"Janson reminds me of choreographer Paul Taylor with her musicality and penchant for inserting quirky elements that let us see traditional ballet vocabulary in a new way." -Isthmus
"Choreographer Maureen Janson contributed mightily to the power of this play's physical prowess" -Dane 101
"Fortunately for Maureen Janson, her work really is smart: it has a visceral impact... This company surprised me with its ragged force, dark humor, and enigmatic but powerful sense of theater. " -Chicago Reader
-Maureen was awarded the prestigious Choreography and Performance Award from the Wisconsin Dance Council.
She also is the recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship from the state of Wisconsin.
2017-Man of La Mancha, Four Seasons
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