Name: Maggie Bergeron
What’s your job?
“Dancer with Shapiro and Smith Dance and occasionally with other local notables, dance teacher at the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists and the University of Minnesota, choreographer for Maggie Bergeron & Company, and dance administrator all over the place.”
Other than your job, what are your claims to fame?
“Cutest belly button. Largest calves.”
What’s your relationship status?
“Recently and very happily married, though I still gag a little when I say ‘husband.'”
Where are you most likely to be seen?
“Midtown YWCA yoga, Minnehaha Dog Park—I’m cool!—West Bank and Longfellow late night happy hours, and any place next to the theater where I just danced or saw some dance.”
Where are you least likely to be seen?
“Core Power Yoga. Downtown in a miniskirt and heels.”
With whom are you most likely to be seen?
“My darling Nick Gaudette. Maddawg, Clusman, Gnomey Pants, Buttercup, and other such rowdy types.”
Where were you born?
“The quaint Grand Forks, North Dakota. But I grew up on a farm four miles outside of the even more quaint hamlet of Argyle, Minnesota.”
What neighborhood do you live in now?
What’s your ride?
“Honda Fit or bike. When the Central Corridor Light Rail kicks up, I’ll be on that all day.”
What’s the best way for someone to start a conversation with you?
“Start singing a Weird Al Yankovic song. I’ll chime right in.”
Photo courtesy Maggie Bergeron