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Lone Kjaer Larsen

LONE KJAER LARSEN (M.F.A. Choreography) was a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company, Schauffuss International Theatre Ballet, and Pearl Lang Dance Theatre, where she danced as soloist for many years.  She also performed in musicals and theatre and danced for a variety of modern and ballet choreographers both here and abroad.  She was featured in the Danish Television series “New Dance” and appears in the film “Halalabad Blues”.  She was Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Copenhagen’s BALLET PLUS, and from 2002-2005 she served as Rehearsal Director and Choreographic Assistant for the award winning Danish Dance Theatre.  Currently, she is Regisseur for the Martha Graham organization, re-staging Graham’s ballets for university dance programs.  She also reconstructs and restages Pearl Lang’s choreography, as well as creates her own work, which has been presented by members of the Martha Graham Company, Graham 2, The Martha Graham School, Boston Conservatory Dance Theatre, Marymount Manhattan College, Teatret Comedievognen, Ballet Plus, ACDFA, Common Roots Project Dancers in NYC, among others.

 

An internationally recognized teacher, Lone has taught at L’École Rudra Béjart Lausanne, Danish National School of Performing Arts, Bartholin International Ballet Seminar, Congresso Brasilieiro de Danca Moderna in Brazil, Ballet Hispanico, the Ailey School, High School of Performing Arts, Henry Street Settlement, Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, Barnard College, Princeton University, amongst many others.  She serves on the faculties of Marymount Manhattan College as well as the Martha Graham School where she teaches technique, repertoire, composition, and performance workshop.  She holds a BFA in Dance from Boston Conservatory, MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University, and is a Certified Teacher of Graham Technique.

 

Department

Dance

Email

llarsen@mmm.edu