8-2-11: Innovations in Dance
Liz Lerman is an internationally acclaimed choreographer, performer, and teacher who lives in Baltimore. She founded the Takoma Park-based Dance Exchange in 1976. In 2002, she won a MacArthur “Genius” fellowship, and she’s led thousands of performances around the globe, many of which place dancers in dialogue–literally and figuratively–with scientists, theologians, educators, and people from disparate communities, large and small.
Today Tom Hall talks to Liz Lerman about her provocative and compelling book Hiking the Horizontal: Field Notes from a Choreographer.
Web extra: More of Tom’s conversation with Liz Lerman: Web extra: Liz Lerman reads her delightful piece, “A Manifesto in the Form of a Village Voice “Help Wanted” Ad, Recruiting Artists for the Hallelujah Project, October 1999″: