Roles in Archive: Artist
Ligia Manuela Lewis began her formal dance training at the Visual and Performing Arts Center in Sarasota, FL and then continued her education at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where she recieved a BA in dance and choreography. While studying she had the opportunity to work with such esteemed dance artists as Tere O’Connor, David Dorfman, and Gisele Mason to name a few. She was also awarded a full scholarship to the American Dance Festival and awarded the Carpenter’s Scholarship for outstanding achievment in dance and choreography by VCU. Upon graduating she has presented her own work in such venues as Dixon Place (NYC), Ballhaus Ost (Berlin), and at Labor Gras studios (Berlin). Since moving to Europe she has also worked with the theater/dance company Superamas (France), and in the Fall will join Les Ballets C de la B for a new creation, directed by Koen Augustijnen. Lewis plans to continue developing her own work as she sees it as an integral part of the dance process.