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This profile was last updated on 7/20/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Ms. Lisa Kraus

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New York University
70 Washington Square South
New York , New York 10012
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1831, New York University is the largest private university in the United States. The University, which is composed of 14 schools, colleges, and...   more

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Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Thinking Dance
  • Founder
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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.
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.
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.
Contact | thINKingDANCE, 10 Jan 2015 [cached]
Lisa Kraus, Editor
About | PIMA Group, 3 May 2014 [cached]
Melisa has also studied with Lisa Kraus, former dancer with the Trisha Brown Dance Company, and performed in her work entitled The Partita Project.
Biographical Notes on Lisa Kraus, 14 Sept 2009 [cached]
Biographical note on Lisa Kraus
Lisa Kraus is a choreographer, teacher, and writerwhose career has included dancing as a member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company, choreographing and performing extensively with her own company and as an independent, teaching at universities and arts centers, and writing reviews, features and essays on dance for internet and print publication. She has trained in many forms and aesthetics including Graham technique, Indonesian dance, and the work of the Judson Church experimentalists.
Ms. Kraus has a longstanding professional relationship with the Netherlands. She first performed at major Dutch venues with the Trisha Brown Dance Company in a 1980 tour organized by the Netherlands Theater Institute. That same year, she began a ten-year association with School for New Dance Development as an annually-invited guest teacher. In 1990 she relocated to the Netherlands to teach dance technique, composition, and improvisation at the European Dance Development Centerin Arnhem for nearly a decade. Her recent public dialogue with Anouk van Dijk at Philadelphia's Susan Hess Studio rekindled her curiosity about the similarities and differences in U.S. and Dutch culture.
Ms. Kraus has created over 30 performance works, several with her former New York-based company featuring John Jasperse, Sasha Waltz and Meg Stuart.
Lisa Kraus began writing to chronicle her teaching of Trisha Brown's Glacial Decoyto theParis Opera Ballet in 2003. Since then she has become one of two main dance critics for the Philadelphia Inquirer and is a frequent contributortoDance Magazine where she has written on such subjects as "Americans Abroad" (April 2006) about U.S. dance artists based in Europe.
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