Beth Megill, MFA, Language of Dance® Specialist, and a Professor of Dance at Moorpark College with a specialty in modern, jazz, choreography, improvisation and dance literacy. She founded Megill & Company (MeCo) in 2001 with her sister Heather and has produced a number of original musicals and evening length dance programs. As artistic director of the dance portion of MeCo, her goal is to create dance works that are vibrant, quirky, meaningful, intellectual and entertaining. Beth is also active in the National Dance Educators Organization and its California chapter, CDEA, frequently presenting on dance literacy and jazz dance pedagogy. She is founder of where she supports local movement arts through constructive and supportive reviews, and, in the past year she has started up LOD and TEA, a YouTube channel, where she waxes poetic on dance theory and life.