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Martheya Nygaard is a dance artist, scholar, educator, and entrepreneur who cultivates “distortion” as an aesthetic philosophy, challenging and expanding notions of contemporary dance. With her B.F.A. in Dance from Sam Houston State University and M.F.A. in Dance from Texas Woman's University (TWU), her work has been presented nationally and internationally. Martheya dances professionally for Out On a Limb Dance Company and Jordan Fuchs Company. Martheya is an Adjunct Professor of Dance for Eastfield College and TWU, where she is also the Publicity Manager. 


Martheya and YeaJean Choi launched a digital dance company,

kNOwBOX dance, to re-envision the process of art making and sharing. 

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