McKinley is a Boston-based multi-disciplinary teaching artist.
As an avid collaborator and connector, her artwork and productions
meld dance, visual art, theatre and experience. McKinley has received
dance commissions from The University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill and The Harvard Graduate School of Design; artist residencies
from Boston Center for the Arts and Earthdance's E/Merge; awards
from The Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Green St. Studios; and
invited guest artist for DanceNOW Boston, UMass Boston, and Harvard-Radcliffe
Modern Dance Company. Her work has been presented at Bard College,
Mass Audubon Visual Arts Center, Mobius, and the Dance Complex.
McKinley has guest performed with
Michele Boulé, Reggie Wilson, Sara Rudner, David Parker
& The Bang Group, Bobby McFerrin at Symphony Hall, on WGBHs
Art Close Up, with American Repertory Theater, and in Brian ODonovans
Christmas Celtic Sojourn. She toured nationally and internationally
with Snappy Dance Theater, and performed regionally with Prometheus
Dance, Nicola Hawkins, Batuke do Norte, Rebecca Rice, Anna Myer,
Kelley Donovan, & PB&J Dance Co.
McKinley has taught at Tufts University,
Harvard University, Boston University, Walnut Hill School, and
Babson College. She spent 7 years at The Cambridge School of Weston
developing inter-disciplinary curricula and programming. McKinley
joined The Winsor School in 2015 charged with developing a new
dance program for grades 5 to 12.
McKinley earned an M.F.A. in Performance
Art - Dance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a
B.A. in Psychology from Southern Methodist University in Dallas,
McKinley has turned her focus of late
to painting, music and writing, but continues to dance and create
dances. She is thrilled to be collaborating with the dancers of
Accumulation Dance, and she has just begun a new collaboration
with painter Zhanna Cantor.
native of Ohio, Betsy Miller is a dance artist, educator, and
facilitator currently based in Salem, Massachusetts. Her choreography
has been presented in New York, Ohio, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode
Island, Massachusetts and Texas, and she has received support
from New England Foundation for the Arts, Rhode Island State Council
on the Arts, Next Steps for Dance (Boston Foundation and Aliad
Fund), The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Somerville Arts Council,
The City of Salem, Gloucester Cultural Council, The City of Providence
Department of Art, Culture & Tourism, and The Ohio State University.
Betsy has performed with Lostwax Multimedia Dance and Fusionworks,
and has recently appeared in works by Kathleen Hermesdorf, Heidi
Henderson, Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp, and Rachel Boggia, and
in collaborations with Matthew Cumbie and Shawn Hove.
Betsy was a 2017 Bates Dance Festival
Emerging Artist, a 2016 Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Choreography Fellow, and currently serves as an Assistant Professor
of Dance at Salem State University. She has been on faculty at
Providence College, Connecticut College, Dean College, and AS220,
and regularly teaches and performs as a guest artist throughout
New England and beyond. Betsy holds an MFA in Dance from The Ohio
State University and a BA in Dance from Connecticut College.
Waguespack holds an MFA in Dance Performance from The Ohio State
University and a B.A. in Mathematics and Movement Studies from
Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. She has lived and
danced in New York City, the Midwest and Ireland, and has enjoyed
recent collaborations with Daniel McCusker, Alice Trexler, Danielle
Robbins, Meghan McLyman, Kristen Duffy Young, Carey McKinley,
Annie Kloppenberg, Jeremy Nelson and Colleen Leonardi. In addition
to making her own work, she teaches dance at Tufts University
and Holy Cross.
Rose Pasquarello Beachamp rosepasquarellobeauchamp.org
Alli Ross www.rossalli.com
Jimena Bermejo jbermejo-black.com
James Morrow www.jamesmorrowthemovement.com
Caitlin Corbett www.caitlincorbettdance.org
Ralph Mercer www.ralphmercer.com