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MorDance is a trailblazing, women-led ballet company striving to advance accessibility, diversity, and creativity in ballet by fostering empowered environments for artistic expression. Following a successful career as a ballet dancer, Morgan McEwen founded MorDance in January 2013 with less than one third of U.S. ballet companies being led by women. Over ten years performing with the Richmond Ballet, BalletMet, and the Metropolitan Opera, McEwen bore witness to widespread social, gender-based, and movement-based inequality throughout the ballet industry, including limited opportunities to pursue her passion as a female choreographer. McEwen established MorDance with a firm commitment to promoting and uplifting underrepresented leadership, artists, and audiences. In doing so, she has embraced an encompassing dedication to pushing artistic and social boundaries in pursuit of a more equitable and dynamic future for ballet. Throughout nine successful seasons, MorDance has produced over twenty original works and performed at prominent New York stages including Battery Dance Festival, Dance at Socrates, Counterpointe Project, and Sounds of the City. MorDance has held residencies at the Silo at Kirkland Farm, Mana Contemporary, and Kaatsbaan Upstream; and was named resident dance company of the Sheen Center in 2016. We have been heralded by The New York Times as having, “an eye for shaping the arc of a dance as carefully as the transitions and details within it.” MorDance has been presented by several notable theaters to include Aaron Davis Hall, Symphony Space, and Gerald Lynch theater in 2023.