Megan Trappe is currently a Junior pursuing both a BFA in Contemporary Dance and a BA in English with a concentration in Public and Professional Writing at Indiana University. She has been dancing for most of her life and continues to nurture her love of movement through exploration, improvisation, and creation. She is interested in how dance can intertwine with other aspects of her life as she continues through her academic career. Thus far Megan has performed in a variety of student and faculty works and looks forward to her future collaborations.
Lydia Layden is a junior Contemporary Dance major here at IU while also studying creative advertising, psychology, and arts management minors. She has been involved in performing in multiple dance concerts including 2023 New Moves concert, 2022 Faculty Concert, the junior choreographic projects, SLIP, and other independent projects. Lydia loves sharing her passion for dance with her fellow classmates and cannot wait to spread the love and community dance can build through MoCo. This is her first year on the MoCo board, and she is looking forward to opening up positive spaces for students of all abilities to be able to come into a space and learn something new about dance, culture, and themselves.
Hi, my name is Lucy Morrison. I am currently a Junior pursuing a BFA in Contemporary Dance with a minor in Kinesiology. I am very passionate about movement and dance, so I am delighted to be a part of an organization that shares these gifts with the IU community.
Hi! I am Anya Gustafson! I am a contemporary dance major on the pre-physical therapy track. Besides dance, I love yoga, lifting, and sailing. I am super excited for this upcoming fall and more MoCo events:)
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