Margot Paul graduated from Berlin High School in 2016. She began dancing at the age of 3 and joined Ballet Theatre Company in 2007. She trained there for over 9 years in classical ballet and pointe primarily under the direction of Roman Baca, modern/contemporary with Kate St. Amand, and jazz with Kerri Allison Smith. While at BTC, Margot was a teacher’s assistant in Saturday morning classes, taught anoutreach program at the Burns Latino Academy in Hartford, and assisted in a movement workshop series with CT Families Autism. She was member of BTC’s Junior Company and BTC II pre-professional ensembles and performed in many productions including eight Nutcrackers, Sleeping Beauty, La Sylphide, NYC Summer Streets Festivals, 5X5 Dance Festivals, and Ted Hershey Dance Marathons. She also performed in various CONNectic Dance productions such as Alice In Wonderland and Dracula. In 2013, Margot performed in UCONN basketball half-time shows and was a section leader in the Orange Bowl half-time show in Miami broadcast on ESPN. Margot studied hip hop under the direction of Nicole Cassarino-Conlon and was part of Shani Rodriguez’s TopNotch Dance Crew.
Margot attended summer intensives at Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory for the Arts and Bolshoi Ballet and has spent many summers training at Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts under the direction of Earl Mosley, Clifton Brown (Alvin Ailey Dance Company), and other contemporary artists. Margot has studied with international dance/choreography celebrities such as Travis Wall, Cris Judd, Alex Wong, Kent Boyd, Salim “Slam” Gauwloos, and Stephen “tWitch” Boss, as well as with local companies TNMOT AZTRO, Exit 12, and SYREN Modern Dance. In 2015, Margot was a featured dancer in the NYU grad student film "Mira".
Margot is currently a contracted dancer/model with DFX Entertainment company, performing at various private venues and events at Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casinos. She is the newest member of Central Connecticut State University’s Dancentral Company and Hartford’s Moxie Dance Company. Margot is also a full-time student at Central Connecticut State University studying athletic training with a minor in dance.