Martha Chapman (she/her)
Martha Chapman is a dancer and dance educator with decades of experience in the studio with dancers of all ages and levels. She believes that dance unites body, mind, and spirit, regardless of student level, and that understanding ballet technique is a tool for dancers in all genres. Martha has been on faculty with Dancewave since 2016, and also teaches at Steps on Broadway and Peridance Center. She’s quoted extensively in The Pointe Book and was featured twice in Dance Teacher Magazine. Her performance career included work with NYC Opera Ballet, NJ Ballet, Ontario Ballet Theater and Cork City Ballet in Ireland among many others including at the Edinburgh Festival and Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors. She Co-directs and dances with Omega Dance Company, and has set works for the National Cathedral in Washington, DC and multiple New York venues including St. Ignatius Loyola. She directs dance ministries with her home congregation, The Church of the Village, where Omega is an Artist-in-Residence.