Melinda Jean Myers (Mindy) is a dance artist and choreographer currently working and residing in Chicago, Illinois. Along with teaching dance classes and performing with Lucky Plush Productions (Cinderbox 2.0 and The Queue), she creates interdisciplinary ensemble works and one woman cabarets. She received her MFA from University of Iowa (2012, choreography emphasis), and her BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts (2005). She was honored to perform and teach internationally with the Trisha Brown Dance Company for four years (2006-2010) and currently re-stages their repertory and teaches master classes.
Since her move to Chicago in the fall of 2012, Mindy has presented her work at Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, D49 Festival, and shared an evening with The Nexus Project: Installment I at Hamlin Park Fieldhouse. She also produced her one woman cabaret, greatBIGworld, through High Concept Laboratories' Sponsored Artist program at Mana Contemporary. Her choreographic works have been presented in South Korea, Germany, New York City and throughout the Midwest.
With The Cambrians, Mindy is the principle choreographer of Clover, in which she also performs with Michel and Ben.