Liz Lerman’s blog

Liz is full of ideas, which she tests and explores through creative research, teaching, performances, keynotes, essays, and full-length books.

And, yes, she also blogs, albeit intermittently.

What I didn’t say at Dance/USA

What I didn’t say at Dance/USA

It was such a surprising moment to be honored at Dance/USA a few weeks ago. Jawole Zollar’s introduction was in itself an honor, and it was a great pleasure to see so many colleagues all in one place. After giving my “speech” I sat down and then immediately realized what I had forgotten to say.

Toolbox as Documentation

Toolbox as Documentation

I am interested in how we observe our processes, discern them as repeatable actions, develop them to become tools for others to borrow and make their own. I believe that we can harvest our histories, make sense of what we did and describe it in terms that help us understand the context, the decisions, and perhaps the wisdom and meaning surrounding the work.

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About Liz

Liz Lerman is a choreographer, performer, writer, teacher, and speaker. She has spent the past four decades making her artistic research personal, funny, intellectually vivid, and up to the minute.