Dancer, courtesy of METDANCE
Loving Clara Schumann
Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Genene McGrath graduated with a BA in dance from Point Park University under the direction of Susan Stowe. While at Point Park, she worked with various choreographers such as Robert Battle, Melissa Barak, Whitney Moncrief, and Jason McDole. Genene worked professionally for three seasons with the Missouri Contemporary Ballet under the direction of Karen Mareck Grundy. While with the company, Genene worked with distinguished choreographers, including Kiesha Lalama, Autumn Eckman, Jennifer Medina, Shannon Lee West, and Lisa Belrose.
Before joining METdance she performed with Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, in New York, where she performed pieces by Igal Perry, Bryan Arias, and Dwight Rhoden. While at METdance, Genene has had the great pleasure of performing works by Rosie Herrera, Mario Zambrano, Andrea Dawn Shelley, Camille A. Brown, Kiki Lucas, Joe Celej, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Joshua L. Peugh, jhon r. stronks, Caleb Mitchell, Sydney Skybetter, and Jessica Hendricks. As well as performing for the first time on the Inside/Out Stage at Jacob's Pillow in 2017, she has also had the pleasure of touring with METdance to the Green Box Arts Festival, Dallas Dance Fest, Austin Dance Festival, and Spring to Dance.