Margaret Karl was born and raised in the Bay Area and she began her professional career with San Francisco Ballet when she was just 16 years old. While at SFB, she worked with many world-renowned choreographers such as Mark Morris, William Forsythe, Wayne Macgregor, and Christopher Wheeldon, and she received an Isadora Duncan Award in 2006. In 2010 Margaret retired from professional dance and graduated with honors from St. Mary’s College. After leaving the stage, Margaret continued to work with professional dancers pursuing higher education at St. Mary’s College and she also became involved with many small dance companies and charity events in San Francisco. In 2011 she founded MK Impressions, a comprehensive project and event management company, and in 2012 she cofounded DanceFAR, a benefit performance and after party which supports local charities. She enjoys her work consulting and streamlining visions of local dance, film, and fitness companies. In her down time, Margaret is an avid runner, traveler and cook.