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
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.