Meghen L. McKinley
is a modern dancer, choreographer, and educator. Current choreography and performances include; Wreckage – a collaborative Skype choreography with Teal Darkenwald - East Carolina University, Inside These Walls (Solo Premiere) – Champaign Art Salon, Inside These Walls – guest choreography for Zodiaque Dance Company; SUNY Buffalo, Dusk to Dawn; Anderson University, and All Around Us – a multi-regional Dance Film, and choreography presented through Moving Collective and Motus Dance. Along with dance collaborations, she continues to pursue her research interest area of The Relationship Between Media and Dance on the Performance Stage. Her professional credits include performance work with Germaul Barnes’ Dance 4 U Project/Black Bones, 92nd St Y in NYC, Dance Martha Dance! Martha’s Vineyard, Bernier Dance, and DeXdance Contemporary Dance Company, Orlando International Fringe Festival, The Hatch, Greenspace, Dancers Responding to Aids – St. Mark's Church NYC, and many fundraising and charity events. She is Co-Director of Convergence Dance Theatre (CDT) and board member of The Collaborative Dance Foundation (CDF) in Honolulu, Hawaii. Meghen
received her BFA degree in dance performance from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and an MFA in dance performance and choreography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Meghen is Assistant Professor in Dance at Western Kentucky University.