has been teaching, performing and studying dance and movement all her professional life. She has choreographed for film, theater and television, directing movement for dancers, actors and motion capture animation.
She co-owned and directed the dance studio Room to Move in Venice, California, has been a developer for LifeForms, a choreographic software, and is a three time recipient of a California Arts Council grant, teaching and producing a dance project with men in prison. She has held seats on peer juries for The American Choreography Awards, as well as the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department Works in Progress for new choreographers and dancers.
She has worked with the Company Theater, the Odyssey Theater and many others as a choreographer and physical theater consultant. Most recently she directed a workshop for the Lincoln Center Director¹s Lab at the Pasadena Playhouse, and is working with O-lan Jones and Overtone Productions on an opera.
She also teaches Pilates on a one-on-one basis (call 310-837-9388). Myrna¹s experience with physical and character driven performance, and her passion for understanding how we move and what moves us has brought her to PRT. She eagerly anticipates collaborating with PRT¹s actors directors and designers on projects that would benefit by the contribution of her skills.