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Ms. Lisa Kraus

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Gibney Dance

HQ Phone: (212) 677-8560

Gibney Dance

890 Broadway Fifth Floor

New York, New York 10003

United States

Company Description

Gina Gibney Dance, Inc. (Gibney Dance) was founded in 1991 as performing and community action dance company. Gibney Dance is noted for having developed a sustainable model that involves a year round company of dancers, thriving social action programs and ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Performing Arts Coordinator
Bryn Mawr College

Teacher
Swarthmore College

Project Dancer and Choreographer
Partita AB

Teacher
Philadelphia Dance Projects

Founder, Contemplative Dance Practice Group
Philadelphia Shambhala Center

Dancer
Trisha Brown Dance Company

Dancers
Trisha Brown Dance Company

Teaching Posts
Naropa University

Affiliations

Member
Shambhala

Founder
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Adjunct Faculty Member
New York University

Adjunct Faculty Member
Temple University

Member
Trisha Brown Dance Company

Education

B.A.

Bennington College

Web References (104 Total References)


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Lisa Kraus

Lisa Kraus studied at the Graham and Cunningham Schools and with James Waring before attending Bennington College where Judith Dunn and Steve Paxton were her teachers.
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Lisa originated roles in Glacial Decoy, Opal Loop, and Son of Gone Fishin' as well as appearing in the television and film projects Making Dances and Beyond the Mainstream. In 2003, she was Rehearsal Director for the Paris Opera Ballet's production of Glacial Decoy, first teaching the work and then returning to coach in 2004. In 2012 she co-taught Line Up for performances in the Venice Biennale. Her own work has been presented in the US, Europe and Australia and awarded Choreographer's Fellowships from National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Independence Foundation. She was on the faculty of the European Dance Development Center in the Netherlands for a decade and has also served as adjunct faculty member at Swarthmore College, Temple University, and New York University, as well as guest teaching at numerous schools and arts centers inter/nationally. Lisa has written extensively on dance for publications including the Philadelphia Inquirer and Dance Magazine, and co-founded thINKingDANCE, an online dance journal.
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Shick has also worked and performed with many New York based colleagues including a two year project with TBDC alums Eva Karczag and Lisa Kraus.


Lisa ...

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Lisa Kraus

Lisa Kraus studied at the Graham and Cunningham Schools and with James Waring before attending Bennington College where Judith Dunn and Steve Paxton were her teachers.
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Lisa originated roles in Glacial Decoy, Opal Loop, and Son of Gone Fishin' as well as appearing in the television and film projects Making Dances and Beyond the Mainstream. In 2003, she was Rehearsal Director for the Paris Opera Ballet's production of Glacial Decoy, first teaching the work and then returning to coach in 2004. In 2012 she co-taught Line Up for performances in the Venice Biennale. Her own work has been presented in the US, Europe and Australia and awarded Choreographer's Fellowships from National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Independence Foundation. She was on the faculty of the European Dance Development Center in the Netherlands for a decade and has also served as adjunct faculty member at Swarthmore College, Temple University, and New York University, as well as guest teaching at numerous schools and arts centers inter/nationally. Lisa has written extensively on dance for publications including the Philadelphia Inquirer and Dance Magazine, and co-founded thINKingDANCE, an online dance journal.
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Shick has also worked and performed with many New York based colleagues including a two year project with TBDC alums Eva Karczag and Lisa Kraus.


Membership - Shambhala Meditation Center of PhiladelphiaShambhala Meditation Center of Philadelphia

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Teachers - Shambhala Meditation Center of PhiladelphiaShambhala Meditation Center of Philadelphia

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Together with Lisa Kraus, he founded the Arnhem Shambhala Center in the Netherlands, where he lived from 1991 to 2000.

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Lisa Kraus came to Buddhist practice through dance and the arts-rich environment surrounding Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. As a student and later faculty at Naropa University (then Institute) in the '70s and '80s, she explored the commingling of meditation practice and movement, an interest which continues to this day. Her career has included performing and restaging dances for the Trisha Brown Dance Company, choreographing, teaching at universities and arts centers, writing and presenting the work of other artists as Coordinator of the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series. Traveling extensively, she has been able to study and witness devotional dance practice in Asian cultures.
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Along with Jude Robison and Asimina Chremos, Lisa co-founded the Contemplative Dance Practice Group at the Philadelphia Shambhala Center and has led CDP retreats in Bucks County and in Tel Aviv and Galilee, Israel.
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Ongoing Offerings - Shambhala Meditation Center of PhiladelphiaShambhala Meditation Center of Philadelphia

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More about the Philadelphia practice group: Barbara Dilley initiated the Philadelphia Contemplative Dance Practice group by teaching a three-hour workshop in January 2011 at the invitation of choreographer, meditator, and writer Lisa Kraus and Jude Robison, also a dancer, longtime meditator, and student of Trungpa Rinpoche.

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The group has continued to meet monthly since that time, and is generally facilitated by Kraus or Robison.
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with Lisa Kraus
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with Lisa Kraus

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