Meghan McLyman

Meghan McLyman

Chairperson at Salem State College

Location:
352 LAFAYETTE ST, Salem, Massachusetts, United States
HQ Phone:
(978) 542-6000

General Information

Experience

Dancer  - Digby Dance Inc

Education

Green Street Studios

BA  - dance , Point Park University

MA  - dance and arts management , American University

MFA candidate  - Hollins University

master classes  - American College Dance Festival

master classes  - MIT

master classes  - Massachusetts Association for Health , Physical Education , Recreation and Dance

master classes  - Tufts University

Affiliations

Board Member  - American College Dance Festival Association

Recent News  

Accumulation Dance is a partnership between artists Meghan McLyman and Kristen Duffy Young, which began in 2008 along with co-founder Laura Chevalier.
MEGHAN MCLYMAN is a Professor of dance at Salem State University and the Chair of the Music and Dance Department. She has been instrumental in developing the dance program including the creation of the BA dance major. Salem State University recognized her passion for teaching with the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award, an award received by only one full-time and one part-time faculty member within the University. She graduated with a BA in dance from Point Park University, received an MA in dance and arts management from American University, and an MFA from Hollins University in partnership with the American Dance Festival. Meghan has taught courses at various dance programs including The Colleges of the Fenway, The College of the Holy Cross, James Madison University, North Quincy High School, Green Street Studios, and Avery Ballet. She has held master classes at Moving Target Boston, Tufts University, MIT, Webster University, the American Dance Festival, the American College Dance Association, and at the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. She is the co-director of Accumulation Dance and has received recognition for her work from the Somatic Conference and Performance Festival, Boston Center for the Arts, Crash Arts/World Music, Green Street Studios, the Somerville Arts Council, Concord Academy and at the American Dance Festival. Meghan has performed with The Caitlin Corbett Dance Company, 4 Square, The Falling Flight Project, Digby Dance, The Moving Laboratory, Flip Side Dance Theatre, Sister's Trousers, and with The Avery Ballet. She continues to develop her craft by immersing herself in various workshops, conferences, and master classes. She is the Vice-President of the Massachusetts Dance Education Organization, the state chapter under National Dance Education Organization, and is on the board of the American College Dance Association New England Region..

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Meghan McLyman earned a BA in Dance from Point Park University and an MA in Dance and Art Management from American University.
Meghan is a professor of dance at Salem State College and an MFA candidate at Hollins University in partnership with the renowned American Dance Festival.

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Three showcases the distinct choreographic voices of Caitlin Corbett, Meghan McLyman, and James Morrow in the intimate setting of Trident Gallery.
Meghan McLyman is showing her trio Growing Pains, which explores the balance between motherhood and oneself, including the joys, frustrations, and pure exhaustion of simply trying to make it through the day. Meghan McLyman is an Associate Professor of Dance at Salem State University. She graduated with a BA in dance from Point Park University and received an MA in dance and arts management from American University, as well as an MFA from Hollins University in partnership with the American Dance Festival. Meghan has taught courses at various dance programs including The Colleges of the Fenway, The College of the Holy Cross, James Madison University, North Quincy High School, Green Street Studios, and Avery Ballet. She has held master classes at Tufts University, MIT, Webster University, the American Dance Festival, the American College Dance Festival, and at MAHPERD. She is the co-director of Accumulation Dance and has received recognition for her work from the Boston Center for the Arts, Crash Arts/World Music, Green Street Studios, the Somerville Arts Council, Concord Academy and at the American Dance Festival. She has performed with The Caitlin Corbett Dance Company, The Falling Flight Project, Digby Dance, The Moving Laboratory, Flip Side Dance Theatre, and Sister's Trousers. She is also the President of the Massachusetts Dance Education Organization, the state chapter under NDEO. Further information: www.accumulationdance.org.

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