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Columbia College Chicago
Pam McNeil

Pam McNeil

Pam McNeil

Academic Manager

Email: pmcneil@colum.edu
Phone: (312) 369-8321

Pamela McNeil has been active in the dance community as a performer, teacher, choreographer and, most recently, as an administrator for the past 35 years.  After receiving a BA in Philosophy with a Dance specialization from Grand Valley State University, Pam moved to New York where she performed with numerous independent artists, studied intensively with Erick Hawkins Company, performed as an understudy and taught at the Hawkins school.  She presented her own work in New York at several venues including, The Field, DIA, and Aglaia Middle Collegiate Church.  Upon moving to Chicago in 1992 Pam became a member of Mordine & Company and continued to dance with the company until 2001.  Pam was nominated for a Ruth Paige Award in 2000 for her work in Long Walking.  Ms. McNeil has also performed with Colleen Halloran Performance Group and has presented her own work in Chicago at Links Hall, and at The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago.   Ms. McNeil began teaching at The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago in 1992, where has taught in the areas of Anatomy/Kinesiology, Pedagogy, and Modern Technique.  Recently, Pam also became the Academic Manager at for the dance department.   Ms. McNeil is certified in Pilates and owns a private studio, Classic Pilates, in Oak Park, IL.  In addition, Pam holds a Graduate Certificate in Laban Movement Analysis from Columbia College Chicago.