Events &
Achievements

Events & Achieve-ments

Wicked Bodies

2017-2020

Liz is conducting research & development residencies, with different modes of experimentation. All of this will culminate in a new evening-length work premiering in 2019 or 2020. Liz is curious about the criminalization and the magic of what women know.

Radical Pedagogy

Fall 2017

Liz is developing a space in the digital world for her Atlas of Creative Tools. With help and resources from ASU, she is working with designers and coders to make an online course that is as open and creative as an in-person workshop.

A Season of Awards

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

ADF Award

July 2017

The American Dance Festival (ADF) in Durham, NC awarded the 2017 Balasaraswati/Joy Anne Dewey Beinecke Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching to Liz Lerman.

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

Summer 2017

Liz was thrilled to receive the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award, presented each year to an artist of “exceptional vision.”

CultureSummit

April 2017

Liz was named an artist-in-residence for CultureSummit 2017 in Abu Dhabi, a high-level international summit that addresses the role culture can play in addressing some of the great challenges of our time.

ADF Award

July 2017

The American Dance Festival (ADF) in Durham, NC awarded the 2017 Balasaraswati/Joy Anne Dewey Beinecke Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching to Liz Lerman.

Culture Summit

April 2017

Liz was named an artist-in-residence for CultureSummit 2017 in Abu Dhabi, a high-level international summit that addresses the role culture can play in addressing some of the great challenges of our time.

Past Events

Atlas of Creative Tools

Fall 2017

Liz teaches her hybrid course “Atlas of Creative Tools” at Arizona State University.

CRP at ROOTS Week

August 8-10, 2017

Liz, John Borstel, and Paloma McGregor lead Critical Response Process sessions at ROOTS Week in Asheville, NC.

ADF Teaching Award

July 13-16, 2017

Liz teaches at the American Dance Festival, receives ADF teaching award.

CRP in Northern Ireland and Wales

June 25-July 1 2017

Liz teaches intensive CRP workshops in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for Dance Resource Base & TheatreNI, and in Cardiff, Wales, at the Wales Millennium Centre

Jacob's Pillow

June 17-23, 2017

Liz receives the Jacob’s Pillow Award and gives a Pillow Talk

Leadership Fellows Program at USC

 June 14-16, 2017

Liz at Leadership Fellows Program at University of Southern California (a program of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals).

Wicked Bodies Residency

June 5-9, 2017

Research & development residency for Wicked Bodies with movers from backgrounds including urban/hip-hop, merengue, salsa, flamenco, and Chinese folk dance.

Keynote Address at California Presenters Conference

May 31, 2017

Liz delivers keynote address at the California Presenters conference in San Francisco, CA.

Create/Change

May 22, 2017

Liz is a featured speaker at the Create/Change Institute in Tempe, AZ.

CRP at Arizona State University

May 5-6, 2017

Liz and John lead CRP sessions at the Arts In/With/For Communities symposium at Arizona State University

CultureSummit 2017

April 9-13, 2017

Liz delivers plenary address as an honored artist-in-residence at CultureSummit 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Lecture at University of Florida

March 14, 2017

Liz makes a return visit to University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, for a public lecture and follow-up work with students.

Pillow Lab NYC

March 13, 2017

Liz is part of Pillow Lab convening with Jacob’s Pillow in New York City.

NEFA Arts and Military Convening

March 10-12, 2017

Liz and Healing Wars cast members present excerpts and are featured speakers at New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) Arts & Military convening in Boston, MA.

Treadmill Tapes

January – May, 2017

Liz hosts her Treadmill Tapes walks weekly at the ASU Art Museum, Tempe AZ

Animating Research

Spring 2017

Liz teaches her course “Animating Research” at Arizona State University.

National Summit for Arts & Health in the Military

February 2-5, 2017

Artists’ plenary and Healing Wars performance-excerpts at the National Summit for Arts & Health in the Military, at University of South Florida in Tampa.

Teaching at University of Florida

January 30-31, 2017

Liz teaches in the College of Engineering, and School of Theatre & Dance, at University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.

APAP Co-chair

January 7, 2017

Liz co-chairs the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) in New York, NY.

CRP at Yale

January 2-4, 2017

Critical Response Process workshop, with John Borstel, for graduate students at Yale School of Drama in New Haven, CT.

National Dance Project Panel Address

November 19-21, 2016

Liz addresses the National Dance Project Panel at New England Foundation for the Arts in Tempe, AZ.

Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine Symposium

November 5, 2016

Liz delivers the closing plenary at Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine symposium in Phoenix, AZ.

National Conference of the Alliance for the Arts

November 3, 2016

Liz delivers the keynote at the National Conference of the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities in Denver, CO.

CRP at NYCDOE

October 28-29, 2016

Liz, John Borstel, and Paloma McGregor lead a Critical Response Process training at the New York City Department of Education in New York, NY

CRP Facilitator Intensive at Mesa Arts Center

October 15, 2016

Liz holds a Critical Response Process Facilitator Intensive at Mesa Arts Center, hosted by [nue]BOX.

Residency with Dance Exchange

October 6-8, 2016

Liz conducts a residency with Dance Exchange at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.