Liz Lerman

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Liz Lerman
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Born 1947
Nationality American
Known for choreographer
Movement Dance Exchange
Awards MacArthur Fellows Program

Liz Lerman (born 1947) is an American choreographer and founder of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange.[1][2][3]

The company has appeared at the National Cathedral,[4] Kennedy Center Opera House,[5] and Millennium Stage,[6] Lansburgh Theater,[7] Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center,[8][9] Harvard University,[10] and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.[11][12]


In July 2011, Lerman passed the leadership of her company to Cassie Meador,[13] and the company is now called simply Dance Exchange.[14] [15]

That fall, Lerman spent the semester at Harvard as a Visiting Lecturer.[16] Wesleyan University Press also published Hiking the Horizontal: Field Notes from a Choreographer, Lerman's collection of essays, in 2011.[17]



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