Meet the Artist with Jessica Lang Dance
Jessica Lang is a choreographer and the artistic director of Jessica Lang Dance. Lang, a recipient of a prestigious 2014 Bessie Award and 2017 Arison Award, has created more than 95 works on companies worldwide since 1999 including American Ballet Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, the National Ballet of Japan and Joffrey Ballet, among many others. Additional commissions include new works for the Kennedy Center with the National Symphony Orchestra, The Harris Theater and the Chicago Architecture Biennial in collaboration with architect Steven Holl, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum for its Works and Process series.
Lang’s company, JLD has been presented by major venues including The Kennedy Center, The Harris Theater, New York City Center, Northrop Auditorium, The Music Center, Winspear Opera House, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and BAM Fisher, among others.
Lang, a graduate of The Juilliard School under the direction of Benjamin Harkarvy, is a former member of Twyla Tharp's company, THARP!
Jessica Lang Dance company member Laura Mead, will teach classes and set a work on Goucher dancers to be performed in the Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble Concert on April 20 and 21. Mead is a Juilliard graduate and performed in Twyla Tharp's "Movin' Out" and in the lead role in "Come Fly Away" on Broadway.
Meet Jessica Lang Dance company member Laura Mead, watch a rehearsal of company repertory to be performed on the Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble spring concert, and participate in a Q&A session. Free and open to the public.
Friday, February 23 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Todd Dance Studio, 104
1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Towson, MD 21204, USA