School of Music, Theatre, & Dance

McKenzie Beard

McKenzie BeardMcKenzie is a native Indianan who loves the hospitality and downright friendliness of the Midwest. She received her bachelors in dance from Point Park University and her MFA in dance from Florida State University. She blends a combination of technical acuity with proprioceptive and bio-mechanical training to help students achieve their personal best. As a project based choreographer McKenzie has set works in cities across the US including: NYC, Seattle (Velocity), Chicago (NorthSide) and here at home (Motus Dance Theatre and MamLuft & Co).

McKenzie is also a Pilates Certifying Instructor focusing on helping artists use the Pilates method to cross-train and support their arts.