LeeAnn Kozan received her BS in International Trade & Finance from Louisiana State University. She has been working on the business-side of innovative ventures for the past 30+ years and sees creativity as a foundational component of any vibrant community. Before working with Of Moving Colors, she spent fifteen years in production, sales, magazine editorial, and marketing for various companies including Jaeger, Conde Nast, Conde Nast International, and Brocato International. She has a strong history of volunteerism in schools, churches, arts organizations, and children’s groups. Her current focus with Of Moving Colors includes donor relations and research and development into new avenues of funding and community relationships. She previously served as OMC's executive director from 1998 to 2003 and is honored to again share the helm of running the company with her sister Garland.
Garland Goodwin Wilson received her BA in Theatre from LSU and studied locally at 2M's School of Dance. She has also studied modern dance across the world at centers and festivals such as Impulstanz Vienna and the Jose Limon Institute in New York. She has trained under and facilitated residencies with artists such as Ashleigh Leite, Netta Yerushalmy, Irene Rampino and Emily Plauche-Flink and has has toured with Windows Dance Company (Brazil, Asia, Hawaii) and with TNZTT Dance Theatre (Slovakia, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic). Locally she has worked for Capitol High, Scotlandville Magnet High (both as Dance Director), The Runnels School, Playmakers, and the Arts Council of GBR. Garland is Board President of the Louisiana Alliance for Dance and Board Member for Palissimo Dance in NYC. She has served as a grants panelist for the BR Area Foundation and the Arts Councils of GBR, Shreveport and Louisiana and is also a Louisiana Dance Fellow for Choreography. In 1996, she returned to the state and has served as the Artistic Director of OMC since 1997, creating 37 productions for the company and taking the arts to over 100 venues in the Southern region.
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Madeline Barber received a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University, a highly acclaimed art school. She is a painter, illustrator, graphic designer, and an overall super cool, artistic person. Madeline has participated in an international art conference in Qatar and has shown her art around the US as well as in Doha and Dubai. While in college, Madeline received a creative internship with Anthropologie. She is tall, and no, she doesn’t play sports. Recently, she was named the 2020 Spring Knock Knock Children’s Museum Artist in Residence. She has worked for OMC as the Production Coordinator & Marketing Specialist since 2019. Madeline took a dance class once in elementary school.
Julian Guillory is a dancer, choreographer, costume designer, project manager, and dancer liaison for Of Moving Colors Productions (OMC). Locally, he has also choreographed for Theater Baton Rouge (Guys & Dolls) and had the honor of creating material for “A Night On Broadway'' featuring Original Dream Girl and Broadway legend Jennifer Holliday. His passion for teaching has led him nationally and locally to work with many organizations such as OMC and Universal Dance Association (UDA). As a staff member with UDA, he’s toured through Michigan, Tennessee, and Louisiana teaching high school students and dance teams and has also taught at Baton Rouge Magnet High, and Broadmoore and Sherwood Middle in their dance programs. He currently teaches in the dance program at McKinley Middle Magnet School under the direction of Roxi Victorian and has taught for teams and studios such as Tari’s and Powell Moise Schools of Dance. He’s the resident choreographer for the Dutchtown High School “Griffin Girls'' and has coached the McKinley Middle “Mustang Magnets.” Through OMC’s guest artist residency program Julian has worked with nationally known choreographers such as Christian Von Howard (NY), Pavel Zustiak (NY), John Allen (UT), and Lindsey Dietz Marchant (NY) in ensemble and solo works and independently with Jennifer Holliday (TX). For the internationally recognized Debbie Allen (Fame) Julian performed in several productions including Derek’s Songs, Brothers of the Knight, and All the Right Moves. He grew up in Baton Rouge and received training through Tari’s School of Dance (teen/senior company), Jeffie Jean Dance Studio, and Progressions Dance along with OMC. This is Julian’s 4th season with the company.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Allison Lamar Beard
Fred C. Dent, III