April 25, 2021
Join us for an in-person live performance of dance! The MoCo Showcase is an annual event traditionally held in the fall. It serves as an informal way to showcase works in progress, ideas, full works, or anything else you'd like to present. Due to COVID-19, this informal dance showcase is taking place in the spring this year, and is serving as an end of the year celebration of live dance (something we have not had much of, if any at all, lately). Anyone is able to perform in the showcase with any style of dance.
April 21, 2021
Come groove in the sunshine with IU Contemporary Dance major Emily Ostdiek! We will explore detailed and fluid movement while learning more about ourselves as individuals and as a community.
April 20, 2021
Join us for a beginner/intermediate jazz class with IU Contemporary Dance major Maddy Allen!
April 20, 2021
Join us for an intermediate level jazz class taught by IU Contemporary Dance major Alexa Belanger! This is a class for people who want to groove!
April 19, 2021
Join us for a beginner level contemporary class with IU Contemporary Dance major Hayley Martha!
March 20, 2021
Join us for the livestream premiere of the collaborative works that were created in our MoCo Mash-Up: Composition Collaboration Event. The livestream is open to the public. Participation in the event is not necessary to join the livestream.
March 7-20, 2021
Movers and Music Makers, join the Movement Cooperative for an event that explores both dance and music composition. Participants will choose to either compose a short silent dance or short piece of music and submit that to MoCo. Then, each participant will randomly receive a piece of work from the opposite medium. Once you have received your random submission from another participant, you will compose something in correlation to that piece. On Saturday, March 20th, MoCo will host an online viewing of all pieces, so that all participants may see what was inspired by their own work.
December 2, 2020
Yoga with Audrey Surina via ZOOM! Audrey recently received her 200-H Yoga Certification through Vibe Yoga in the summer of 2020. We can't wait to join her this week as we unwind with a nice yoga flow. See you online soon!
October 31, 2020
Find us online this Halloween! Join us on our social media to learn some spooky moves. Content includes a Time Warp warm up, a Disturbia jazz combo, and some of the original choreography to Michael Jackson's Thriller!
October 9, 2020
Movers and musicians, join Movement Cooperative for an event that explores the similarities and differences of improvisation in the jazz and dance worlds. The event will be focused on the collision of these two mediums across a mutual practice. All levels of movers and musicians are welcome.
September 25, 2020
Join IU MoCo and Contemporary Dance professor Liz Shea for a 45-minute yoga flow, followed by a short improvised performance of dance and conversation! (All levels welcome. Please bring your own mask, yoga mat and water. No materials will be supplied)
August 30, 2020
Join us for our first event of the year! Meet the board, hear about MoCo's fall events, and partake in an outdoor sunset yoga session led by board member Carly Liegel and assisted by board member Chelsea Kummeth. (All levels welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat and water. No materials will be supplied)
August 10, 2020
Join us for our third and final virtual class of the summer with MoCo Board member and IU Contemporary Dance major Carly Liegel!
July 22, 2020
Join us for our second virtual class of the summer with MoCo Board member and IU Contemporary Dance major Chelsea Kummeth!
June 29, 2020
Join our first virtual class of the summer with IU Contemporary Dance major Annie Petro!
April 14, 2020
Log onto our Instagram Live for a choreography class led by IU Contemporary Dance major Cameron Barnett.
April 9, 2020
Join us on Instagram Live for an at-home yoga session led by IU Contemporary Dance major Claire Liechty.
April 1, 2020
Join us on Instagram Live for an Aerobics session with MoCo President & IU Contemporary Dance major Megan Kudla.
February 23, 2020
Join us for a street style dance class taught by Koi Roi! Koi is part of a street style dance crew called Insert Crew Name here. He's won varies battles and has been teaching regularly in Indianapolis. Learn more about Koi and his crew at icnhdance.com.
January 26, 2020
MoCo's annual clothing exchange! Bring all of your old dance clothes you no longer want and sell them to fellow dancers! Then join us for an Aerobics class led by MoCo President & IU Contemporary Dance major Megan Kudla.
November 19, 2019
Gaga is an innovative movement practice created by Ohad Naharin. Gaga is a new way of gaining knowledge and self-awareness through your body. Connect your body and imagination through a creative framework, increase your physical awareness, and experience the pleasure of movement in a welcoming, accepting atmosphere.
Joshua Gilstein is an artist and arts administrator studying at IU's O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He worked with Batsheva Dance Company in summer 2019 and took gaga dance classes throughout the summer.
October 29, 2019
A Halloween themed yoga session led by MoCo board member & IU Contemporary Dance major Maddy McCarthy.
October 6, 2019
Join us for Pilates with DJ! DJ Gray is a performer and choreographer. She performed on Broadway in several shows. DJ has also staged TV appearances and events for Broadway, including Xanadu, The Early Show, Broadway in the Park, and the Tony Awards.
September 11, 2019
Join us for MoCo's annual Callout meeting and sunset yoga. Meet the board and hear about the upcoming semester. Then partake in a yoga flow led by MoCo board member & IU Contemporary Dance major Maddy McCarthy.
March 1, 2019
Allysen Hooks has been a member of Gallim Dance since 2012. She graduated from The Julliard School in 2010. Her work deals with how we can embody emotion, imagery, and our own stories.
January 19, 2019
MoCo's annual clothing exchange! Bring all of your old dance clothes you no longer want and sell them to fellow dancers! Then join us for an Aerobics class led by Contemporary Dance major Megan Kudla.
October 21, 2018
Join MoCo for morning yoga at 10 am! It will be in 161 led by IU Contemporary Dance major Maddy McCarthy. There will be free food!
September 22, 2018
Join us for our annual event So You Think You Can Make a Dance and learn different types of choreography tools and strategies.
Come on out for a chance to make movement or observe as we create dance together! This is an event dedicated to the art of creating dance through improvisation and how simply moving in the moment can make brilliance! Anyone is welcome, please bring any friends who you think will be interested and just love to move. MoCo would love to have the studio filled with fun, open-minded movers as the school year is coming to a close.
April 8, 2018
Stay right after MoCo's tap class for some a high energy Zumba class with Morgan Johnson. Make sure you have water, tennis shoes, and a small towel, it can get hot in the court! Bring some fun energy and bring some friends!
April 8, 2018
Come enjoy our first tap class in MoCo! Taught by IU Contemporary Dance majors Claire Liechty and Victoria Antonini. Bring some tap shoes, if you have them, or tennis shoes, and some water! Come learn some fun tap moves and a cool combination for all levels of tap ability, from beginner to advanced.
February 24, 2018
Take part in this opportunity to show off your hip hop moves taught by IU Contemporary Dance major Diamond Burdine. Enjoy this class for all levels of hip hop from beginner to advanced.
January 26, 2017
This is a show and tell of the senior dance residency with renowned choreographer Jaclyn Walsh! This will be about an hour showing of the dance and questions afterwards.
November 12, 2016
MoCo's annual dance showcase, featuring works by student choreographers.
February 20, 2015
We are going to have a super FUN improvisational jam! This is going to be super low stakes, open to all, chance to dance with everyone! When else do all the classes get to just dance together? Come to move, watch, draw, write. There is no pressure! Just come to move with each other and have FUN.
December 14th, 2014
Come celebrate the holidays, the end of fall semester, and MoCo's FIRST BIRTHDAY at The Owlery! They will be creating a delicious special feast just for us, so get dressed up nice and fancy, and join us for a lovely night out! All are welcome, all are invited!
MOCO sponsored a one week residency with Kathleen Hermesdorf and Albert Mathias, with the help of Selene Carter. The students partook in modern classes, rep classes, lunches, Q&A, and a special showing at the end of the week.
December 9, 2014
MoCo will be exploring the motion of brush strokes, the postures and positions of figures in classical artwork, and the effect sound has on a group of movers. All movement will be created on the spot in the form of three improvisational scores. Please join us in celebrating this blending of dance, art, and sound.
MoCo members met to watch and discuss the collaboration between David Dorfman and Korhan Basaran as part of DanceMotion USA's fourth season. The piece was produced by and performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and explored the concept of reconciliation.
Independent artist Ariel Katz and IU professor Jon Simons worked with MoCo members to create a performance art fashion show to perform at the Zizek Studies Conference to bring together the Israeli-Palestinian cultures and promote a message of peace.
April 17, 2014
A dance concert presented by senior dance major Eryn Blair in collaboration with The Movement Cooperative at Indiana University. See new and revisited works by Eryn Blair, Annie Ellis, Amelia Heintzelman, and Ryan Galloway.
March 26th and 28th, 2014
This live performance art series led by MoCo board member Leah Fournier was performed in the beautiful Indiana University Art Museum Atrium. The piece drew inspiration from sculptures in the human form and explored movement in an improvisational score format.
February 14, 2014
MoCo teamed up with the Middle Way House to participate in their One Billion Rising flash mob! This is an event that occurs annually worldwide to raise awareness of sexual and domestic violence, and promote the empowerment of women.
February 1st, 2014
MoCo members headed back to Contemporary Dance Theater in Cincinnati for a master class with Koresh Dance Company in the morning, followed by a performance by the company in the evening. We filled our extra hours between the class and the show exploring the Cincinnati Art Museum and having some impromtu improvisational fun.
MoCo performed in this night of the arts hosted by Stop the Silence, an organization which promotes the awareness of child sexual abuse. Dancers worked in two and threes and created compositions focused on an idea of support.
November 2nd, 2013
MoCo had its first field trip to Cincinnati's Contemporary Dance Theater where we had the opportunity to take a master class taught by Doug Varone dancer Julia Burrer. Later that evening, the group attended a performance by the company and a post-show discussion with the dancers and Doug Varone.