Regrettably, Summer Workshops for 2020 have been cancelled due to the ongoing challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic. Because our recital is August 1st 2020, we will be having regular classes June & July. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
Megan Forgas Anderson began her dance training at Marsha Woody Academy and was a Jr. Company member with Beaumont Civic Ballet at the age of 11. At the age of 16, she choreographed her first piece for Beaumont Civic Ballet, which was performed at the National Regional Dance America Festival. In 1996 through 1998, she received the Monticello Award for Excellence in Choreography and the Regional Dance America Award for Excellence in Choreography. Ms. Megan choreographed Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Alice in Wonderland, & recently Twistin’ the Night Away which all have been extremely successful for BCB. She continues to teach and choreograph for the Academy and Beaumont Civic Ballet as well as teaching all levels in the Academy.
Gwen Cormier has had her training from the Marsha Woody Academy since the age of 4 and was a member of the Beaumont Civic Ballet Company performing principal roles. She is presently teaching the Hip Hop classes at the Academy and is our substitute teacher & assistant for all levels of dance at MWAD. Miss Gwen will graduate from Lamar University in May 2019 majoring in General Studies. She has a part time job as a Junior Youth Minister at St. Mary’s in Fannett, Texas; and in her spare time she is a second year performing member of the Houston Rockets Launch Crew.
MacKenzie Cumpian started at Marsha Woody Academy at the age of 3. She took ballet, pointe, tap, jazz & lyrical classes through her senior year graduating in 2015. She was a member of BCB’s Jr. Co. and later Sr. Co. dancing solo/principal roles. At West Brook she was on the Stars Drill Team as a lieutenant for 3 years. When she graduated, she continued her drill team career as a Kilgore College Rangerette for 2 years. At present she is a Studio Art major at Lamar University, and is a member of the Lamar Dance Team. Miss Mac will be teaching the Lyrical classes and is a substitute teacher and assistant in all levels of dance at MWAD.