MEGHAN MCLYMAN is an Associate Professor of Dance at Salem
State University in Salem, MA. 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. 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 is a board member of the American College Dance Association
and the President of the Massachusetts Dance Education Organization
where she facilitates conversations and events around teaching
dance. Meghan also dances the role of Anna with her four year
old daughter Karley, a.k.a. Elsa.
DUFFY YOUNG is an Adjunct Faculty member at Emmanuel College
and has served as Director of the Colleges of the Fenway Dance
Project in Boston, MA for the past 10 years. She is a graduate
of the MFA Interdisciplinary Arts program at Goddard College and
a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) from the Laban/Bartenieff Institute
of Movement Studies in NY. She also holds a BA in Dance and BBA
in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and
is a certified Mat Pilates Instructor. Prior to Accumulation Dance,
Kristen performed with Bosoma Dance Company, Weber Dance, Influx
Dance, and The Turnpike Project/Julie Pike Edmond. She has instructed
classes at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies
program at Lesley University, The Longy School of Music, Fairfield
University, Salem State College, the American Dance Festival,
the American College Dance Association, and Needham Public Schools.
She is Vice President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National
Dance Education Organization and a former board member of the
Boston Dance Alliance. Kristen holds regular dance parties in
her basement with her husband and children Taylor (9), Sydney
(6) and Cole (3).