Margaret Bridges is currently a Program Manager at GutMonkey, based in Portland but traveling across the US to facilitate experiential programming for folx with chronic illness. She has worked as a facilitator and educator all over the globe, most notably with Northlight Theatre and Skylight Music Theatre in the midwest, the Peace Corps in Southwestern Morocco, Project Arts Centre in Dublin, Mabou Mines in New York city, and many, many more. She has a passion for civic practice in outdoor spaces and utilizing experiential pedagogy to empower people to be better stewards of their communities and public lands. BFA in Directing from Carnegie Mellon University. MA in Community-Based Education from the University of Texas at Austin.

creating exciting, experiential creative processes with communities.

emerging practices in accessibility for cultural organizations.

"I just want to work with the enthusiast. I'll work with the willing if I have to. But I'm not going to work with the hostile." - Carmen Morgan

Personal: Mom because she's my mom. Professional: Nina Simon (the arts & community advocate, not the singer... but the singer a little bit too) because she challenges processes and puts community first.

I'm really good at finding lost things

Summer camp counselor

my best friend's home phone number from childhood

I would teach a human how to teach a dog to 'high five'

Margaret hasn't saved anything yet.