Veronica Bone, from Fort Wayne, Indiana, is a senior pursuing a BFA in contemporary dance, an arts administration certificate, and a Hutton Honors notation. For IU Theatre and Dance she has danced in the Junior Choreographic Showcase in 2015 and 2016, the Senior Choreographic Showcase (New Moves) in 2017, and the Winter Dance Concert in 2015, 2016, and now 2018. For the 2018 Winter Concert, she performs in Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane’s, D-man in the Waters. She choreographed for University Players’ Ghost Quartet in 2017, and Slip: An Annual Dance Collaboration in 2017 and 2018. In January 2018 she also served as the director of Slip. Veronica has been able to study under companies such as Gallim, Keigwin and Company, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Company, and many others. Veronica also studied in Israel for a semester, where she took class every day from dancers in Batsheva and Vertigo Dance Company.
Veronica has received several awards for her performance and choreography such as; the Bonnie Ambury Performing Arts Award, the Outstanding Interpretation Award for choreography in Indiana high schools, and a National Society of Arts and Letters Award for choreography. She has also earned academic distinctions such as being a Founders Scholar and on the Executive Dean's list since 2014.
She has started to focus on arts administration and hopes to find job in the arts admin field specifically for dance or theater after graduation. She has interned for Cardinal Stage Company and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, as well as served roles on campus such as: Director of Choreography and Movement for University Players, the Professional Development Chair for Undergraduate Student Arts Managers, and Treasurer for Movement Cooperative.