Maggie Hoadley-Edwards Culp, Instructor, Artistic Director
Maggie Hoadley-Edwards-Culp began dancing at age seven, training at Pat Peare School of Dance, Terps, Butterfield, and Larkin. She competed for 12 years winning many awards including the Pulse Convention Scholarship, Missouri’s Dance Idol, Symposium’s Terpsichorean, Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest Winner, Statewide’s Performer of Excellence, Jr. Miss Showbiz and Miss Starpower.
Maggie went on to attend Webster University in St. Louis, MO, where she founded, coached, and participated on the Webster University Danceline. In 2006 she graduated with a BFA in Dance and a BA in Business Administration. After college, Maggie returned to Minneapolis and began her professional career as a celebrity impersonator, choreographer, and dancer in Mythology with Hey Sugar Productions and Belladiva. Since then she has been featured in Macy’s Glamorama performing with Big & Rich at the Orpheum and Chicago State Theatre, toured with SKITZOfenic and appeared on the reality show Full Throttle Saloon. She has also become a highly respected 'senior' member of Sole to Soul performing as a backup dancer, choreographer, lead, and model for major productions at local community events as well as large national/international hair and fashion productions.
With the eye and soul for all things artistic, Maggie started M-SHE Productions, which provides choreography, instruction, direction and performers for dance and photography. M-SHE Productions has offered services for: corporate events, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Ballet Minnesota, Valleyfair, Divas Entertainment, judging competitions throughout MN and the Minnesota Opera. M-SHE produced a 5 star show for the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Maggie also continues to share her talents as an instructor of jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, ballet, pointe, musical theatre, gymnastics, and baton at studios throughout the twin cities, and can be found routinely at The Dance Factory. Her dances have been recognized with many high point awards, judge’s choice awards and several choreography awards.
In addition to dance, Maggie has been involved in the world of theatre, performing and choreographing for companies in Minnesota and Missouri.
"Passion drives me. I believe I have a shot at my dreams, which float amongst the clouds, and make me proud to think upon from one sunrise to the next… that’s me at my best. I do what I love everyday!”
-Maggie εϊз Live. Believe. Make it true.