Maggie Culp (Minneapolis, MN) graduated from Webster University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and a Bachelors of Arts in Business. She founded, coached, and participated on the Webster University Danceline and was a member of the Webster University Ensemble. She has studied in Boston, Chicago, Kansas, New York, Florida and Las Vegas, both as a teacher and as a performer. Maggie worked with Jennifer Medina, Nick Pupillo, Gary Hubler, Beckah Voigt, Dana Lewis, Dee Caspery, Lane Alexander, Michael Minery, and Dianne “Lady Di” Walker.
After college, Maggie returned to Minneapolis and began her professional career as a dancer and celebrity impersonator in Mythology. Since then she has been featured in Macy’s Glamorama performing with Big & Rich at the Orpheum and Chicago State Theatre, toured with SKITZOfenic and appeared on the reality show Full Throttle Saloon. Maggie choreographs and is a featured performer with Divas Entertainment for corporate and private events. She is also a highly respected 'senior' member of Sole to Soul performing as a backup dancer, lead, and model for major productions at local community events as well as large national/international hair and fashion productions.
Maggie trained at: Larkin Dance Studio, Butterfield Gallery of Dance, Terps Performing Arts Center, and Pat Peare School of Dance as a competitive dancer for 12 years winning many awards including the Pulse Convention Scholarship, Missouri’s Dance Idol, Symposium’s Terpsichorean, Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest Winner, Statewide’s Performer of Excellence, Jr. Miss Showbiz and Miss Starpower.
She has gone on to choreograph and perform with dance and theatre companies throughout the Midwest. Maggie has been certified for gymnastics training by Tumble Effect. She also continues to share her talents as an instructor of: progressive ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, ballet, pointe, musical theatre, gymnastics, and baton at competitive studios throughout the twin cities, and can be found routinely at Jam Hops. She has been recognized with choreography awards, judge’s choice awards, encore performances, high points, and costume awards.
Maggie enjoys judging competitions throughout the midwest area and viewing all of the amazing talent the younger generations have.
Maggie has been in love with Photography since the end of high school. She likes to make the photographs about the journey, by making it an adventure in itself. She believes that life has so many special little moments, that we should capture them when we get the chance. She specializes in: performance art, children, and family pictures. If you have any other photo adventure needs, please contact Maggie and you can talk further about what you are looking for.
The Dance Company:
M-SHE Productions has performed for: corporate events, Treasure Island Casino, Can Can Wonderland, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Ballet Minnesota, The Minnesota Fringe Festival, and the Minnesota Opera.
The goal with M-SHE Productions Dance Company is to have a community full of dancers and musicians who push one another to let go of the boundaries.
M-SHE Productions has been recognized as a RAW Artist of Minnesota and held a showcase performance at The Pour House in Minneapolis.
Original Theatrical Performances:
Combining the love of dance, music, and the arts, M-SHE has been fortunate enough to create five original theatrical performances, "L'Heure de Minuit," the sequel "La Malediction," "BELIEVE," "A Tribute to Nosferatu," and "Folklore," produce workshops both for youth and adults, and train the artists of tomorrow.