Margaret Grenier
Artistic Director, Choreographer, Performer

Margaret Grenier

Last updated: June 21, 2024

Margaret Grenier is the Executive and Artistic Director for the Dancers of Damelahamid and is the producer of the annual Coastal Dance Festival, established in 2008. Her choreographic works bridge Gitxsan and Cree dance forms with current expressions, contributing to a redefining of contemporary Indigenous dance.  Margaret holds a Masters of Arts in Arts Education at Simon Fraser University. She received her B.Sc. from McGill University with a Geography major and Environmental Science minor. She has extensive experience as a lecturer and presenter, leading workshops and master classes for dance training programs. She was a sessional instructor for Simon Fraser University (2007) and faculty at the Banff Centre (2013). Margaret presented at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education in Peru (2011), Hawaii (2015) and Australia (2008 and 2023). She received the Reveal Award (2017) and the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts (2020).

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