Colleen Murphy

Courses Taught:

Choreography & Design
Dance Appreciation
Dance Appreciation
Dance Repertory
Dance Studio Management


Colleen Murphy currently serves as Dance Program Coordinator at Bowling Green State University.  She runs the Dance Repertory Ensemble and serves as faculty advisor to the University Dance Alliance, BGSU's student-run dance organization.  She is the owner and director of The Beat Dance Company, a private dance studio in Bowling Green.  Colleen holds on M.A. in Dance Education from the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she studied on a full tuition scholarship.  She was named "Dance Teacher of the Year" from Kids Artistic Revue national dance competition, and has won numerous choreography awards for her work with students at both the regional and national levels. Colleen has performed with the UH Dance Ensemble, Convergence Dance Theatre, and the Hawaii Opera Theatre.  She has taught and choreographed for private studios in Ohio, Michigan, and Hawaii, and has served as dance faculty at Owens Community College, Toledo School for the Arts, and the University of Hawaii Outreach College.

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