Katelyn is a senior undergraduate student at IU from Westfield, IN pursuing a BFA in Dance, BA in Media, and Minors in Arts Management and Dance Pedagogy. This is Katelyn’s second year on the MoCo Board. This is also her second year serving as Director of Choreography and Movement for University Players. In her time at IU, she has performed and choreographed in IU Theatre & Dance mainstage shows, as well as in several student-led projects. In addition to dance, Katelyn enjoys collecting books faster than she can read them, eating ramen with lots of sriracha, and feng shui-ing her apartment at 4 AM.
Sara De Furia is a senior Contemporary Dance BFA student with minors in Kinesiology and Spanish. In addition to her dance training, Sara is also a certified Vinyasa yoga instructor, experienced choreographer, and teaches contemporary, modern, ballet, and tap dance classes. Sara has been a part of MoCo since coming to IU and joined the board last year as Vice President and Treasurer. She is excited to continue working as Vice President and teaching and attending classes for MoCo.
Maddie Musgraves, from Grand Rapids, MI, is a senior pursuing a Dance BFA and a Spanish minor. She has involved herself in the dance scene at IU through dancing in the IU Contemporary Dance faculty concerts, choreographing for the Junior Choreographic Showcase, and participating in the University Player's SLIP showcases. She recently choreographed for the band Herd Immunity in their debut music video, Chalamet, and she plans to choreograph for their future projects. Maddie loves spreading her passion for dance with anyone and everyone, and she hopes to join a contemporary dance company post-graduation.
Megan is a sophomore at IU and is originally from Muncie, IN. She is pursuing a BFA in Contemporary Dance, a BA in English, and a minor in Arts Management. Megan is eager to get more involved on campus, particularly in the arts and is very excited to make a positive impact on MoCo’s already outstanding repertoire. She has performed in both departmental and student-led projects within the IU Theatre and Dance program thus far in her collegiate career, and cannot wait to expand upon that list. In addition to dance she is also very passionate about reading, writing, creating art, thrifting, and picking up as many new hobbies as her schedule allows.
Originally from Arlington, TX, Elise is currently an undergraduate student at IU pursuing a BFA in Contemporary Dance and a minor in Nutrition. She has been involved in countless IU Contemporary Dance performances as a dancer and soon as a choreographer. Elise hopes to pursue a professional career in dance and a masters in dietetics. She is excited to be a part of MoCo’s board and hopes to use her position to the betterment of movement, connection, and community. In addition to her commitment to the arts, Elise enjoys journaling, spending time with friends, baking, and organizing.
Barbara Holsclaw is a sophomore at IU majoring in Media Management Law and Policy as well as minoring in Dance. She has been in the dance world for 15 years and counting. As a competitive dancer, she appreciates and loves MoCo’s mission to provide a safe and healthy dance space for everyone whether they are majoring in dance , minoring in dance, or just to dance for fun. Barbara is also involved in ski club and Greek life here at IU. After college Barbara plans on moving to NYC, Chicago, or Denver to pursue her career in Media and hopefully connect that to her dance career as well.
Selene Carter achieved her M.F.A. in dance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and received the Ruth Page Award, Chicago’s highest honor in dance, as well as funding from city agencies and private foundations for her work in dance. As co-director of Chicago’s Links Hall, she created a forum for post-modern and experimental dance by producing workshops and performances in alternative dance and improvisation. She taught improvisation and dance studies at the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, the University of Chicago and the Chicago Academy of the Arts. Selene is a certified teacher in the Bill Evans’ Laban Based Modern Dance Technique.
As an assistant professor of contemporary dance at Indiana University, Bloomington, in the Department of Theatre, Drama & Contemporary Dance she teaches dance improvisation, 20th century concert dance history, movement analysis, dance technique and dance making.
Click here to read Selene's full biography: https://theatre.indiana.edu/about/faculty/carter-selene.html
If you are interested in contributing to MoCo’s mission of increasing dance education and bringing peer-supported spaces for movement to IU’s campus, consider applying to the 2023-24 MoCo Board!