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Emma Lanier is a choreographer and dance artist who was born and raised in San Francisco. She trained at ODC and went on to study at the Conservatorio Superior de Danza in Madrid, and at Skidmore College in New York, where she was the recipient of the 2016 Margaret Paulding Award for outstanding performance, choreography, and research in critical dance studies. She has presented her work nationally at Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis, MO,) David Zwirner Gallery (New York, NY,) and locally at San Francisco Symphony’s SoundBox, Fresh Festival, James Graham Dance Theatre’s Dance Lovers, LevySalon, SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts, San Francisco Dance Film Festival, ODC Pilot71, and Catharine Clark Gallery. As a co-director of Kickbal, she received the 2020 ODC Theater Fleishhacker Opportunity Fund to produce HOMEBODY at ODC Theater in San Francisco. Lanier is also an artist at RoundAntennae, under the mentorship of KT Nelson. In addition to creating, she currently dances for Jennifer Perfilio Movement Works and teaches in the public schools with Performing Arts Workshop.
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