Colleen Welch studied dance and exercise science at Indiana University where she graduated with a degree in kinesiology. During her time at Indiana, she performed works by Bill Evans, Martha Graham, Bella Lewitzky, Paul Taylor, and The Dance Exchange. After graduation, Colleen began her professional career with Zephyr Dance in Chicago and performed with the company for three years. She also performed with Dropshift Dance for five seasons and has performed with Ology Dance, Tapestry Dance Company, and Project 606. She is thrilled to be currently collaborating with The Friday Collective. Colleen has performed and presented her choreography in Chicago and NYC with Awakening Movement Project based in NYC. Colleen is so excited to be teaching at DMA!