Brooke Bradley (Dancer) has been dancing since the word "go." While in high school, Brooke got her first taste of true modern dance. And she found her niche. She continued her education at the University of South Florida. During her four years at the university, she worked with choreographers: Jennifer Archibald, Janis Brenner, Trisha Brown, Michael Foley, and Mariah Maloney. Brooke graduated with a B.F.A. in Modern Dance Performance in 2008. After graduation, Brooke spent a year in New York. While there, she choreographed and performed in an off-Broadway show. Being a Florida girl at heart, and still wanting to pursue her passion for modern dance, she returned to Florida to dance with Moving Current in 2009. In 2012, Brooke graduated from the massage therapy program at Heritage Institute in Fort Myers and is now a Licensed Massage Therapist.
Katie Cole (Dancer) is a dancer, choreographer and aerialist. She began dancing at the age of four. In 1993, she attained a BA in fine arts specializing in modern dance, from the University of South Florida. While challenging her dancing desires in New York City, she received a scholarship for Intensive Study with Jennifer Muller’s company, “The Works”, and also performed with Elizabeth Streb Ringside in “Free Flight” and as a contracted aerial performer with Aerial Effects. Katie’s performance credits include USF and the Florida Dance Festival, 1999 and 2003, in Miami, and her choreography has been presented by USF and Moving Current. She has been with Moving Current since 1997. Katie continues to nurture her love and passion for self-expression through dance, fulfillment through the exploration of movement and continuously challenging the possibilities and the boundaries that exist. Katie is thoroughly enjoying motherhood, her greatest achievement is her son Dalton and her greatest challenge is raising him.
Aly Coscia (Dancer) Began what would soon become, her dance career in Dade City, Florida. She received her training at Blackwood Studios and upon high school graduation decided to continue to feed her passion at Florida State University. While in school, she discovered her love for modern dance and earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree. She had the privilege to perform in numerous concerts and work with choreographers such as Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Monica Bill-Barnes, Gerri Houlilhan, Dan Wagoner, and Steve Koester. In the fall of 2009 she was given the opportunity to intern at “Doug Varone and Dancers”, take class, and perform in New York City. Currently, she is teaching, choreographing, and now performing in the Tampa Bay area and is so thrilled to be performing as a member of Moving Current since 2011.
Carrie Handly (Apprentice Dancer) was born in Tampa, and has been demanding an audience ever since. She has been a dancer from the ground up, starting at the age of three. After moving to North Carolina early in childhood, she received her formative dance training from Northwestern Studio, in the mountains of Boone. She went on to attain a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. While there, she had the pleasure of studying both time-honored and ground-breaking dance techniques, including Graham, Cunningham, Limon, and Safety Release. It was at UNCG that Carrie first fell desperately in love with modern dance and choreography. After college, Carrie spent a year teaching dance to young adorables in Charleston, South Carolina. While there, she was chosen to present modern dance master classes at the Charleston County School of Performing Arts. Carrie recently found her way back to Tampa with her supportive husband and mostly adorable dog, and is thrilled to be a part of Moving Current!
Sean McDonald (Dancer) was born in Fort Myers, Florida and received his B.F.A in Modern dance at the University of South Florida. He is a 2012 Talent Grant recipient and also a former Pulse Dance Convention scholarship recipient. At USF, Sean has performed works by Jeanne Travers, John Parks, Paula Nunez, and Andrew Carroll. Sean has also performed in Doug Varone’s “The Rite of Spring” and in an excerpt of Rosie Herrera's “Pity Party”. In 2012, Sean trained in Paris under Colleen Thomas, Daniel Madoff, and Prue Lang, where he performed his own work as well as Colleen Thomas' work at Micadanses and had a private one-on-one class with Daniel Madoff, where he learned “Totem Ancestor” choreographed by Merce Cunningham. In 2013, Sean had the privilege to perform his B.F.A Solo in the USF Faculty concert. At USF, Sean has studied under Michael Foley, Andee Scott, Andrew Carroll, Jeanne Travers, and Bliss Kohlmyer. Currently, Sean is a dancer with Moving Current and Shoes At The Door Dance in Tampa.