Belicia Beck

Belicia Beck is the Interim Director of MADCO (Modern American Dance Company), as well as the Rehearsal Director.  Belicia is a graduate of the University of Missouri – St. Louis with a degree in Dance. In 2012, she served as an apprentice with MADCO and in 2013 became a company member. Working in the studio setting since a young age, Belicia enjoys teaching modern, jazz, ballet, tap and gymnastics to students in the St. Louis area. She has also been on faculty as a dance instructor for UMSL. During her time with the company, she’s worked with Joseph Mills, Lindsay Hawkins, Bebe Miller, Jennifer Archibald, Gina Patterson, Cecil Slaughter and Nejla Yatkin. Find her at

Darrell Hyche Education Director

DARRELL V. HYCHE II (Education Director) from Kansas City, MO, received his BFA in Dance Performance and his BS in Psychology from Missouri State University in Springfield. While there, he was a member of the university’s touring performance group, The Inertia Dance Company. As a two year scholarship student at the American Dance Festival, he  performed in repertory works by Merce Cunningham, William Forsythe, and Nicholas Leichter. Since then, he has performed with the Springfield Ballet and the Ashleyliane Dance Company. After joining MADCO in 2014, he has performed works by Jennifer Archibald, Ronen Koresh, Bebe Miller, James Gregg and a host of others.

MADCO Board of Directors

Ken Tucker, Board President
Bill Otto, Treasurer
Glennetta Haymon
Tricia Zweier
Reena Venkatesan
Jeremy Stagner