Photo credit Rose Eichenbaum

Lar Lubovitch

USA Ford Fellow

  • Dance
  • 2011

    New York, NY


    Choreographer Lar Lubovitch founded his company, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, in 1968. Lubovitch has choreographed over 100 works and is known for choreography that bridges modern dance and ballet and has a high degree of musicality. His company has performed throughout the world, and his work is also performed by major companies internationally. Lubovitch has also created ice dances for several Olympic skaters and has worked in musical theater, most notably on the musical staging for the Sondheim/Lapine play Into the Woods. In 2007, he founded the Chicago Dancing Festival, a series of free performances and lectures that occurs in August in several venues.

    Meadow, 1999, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company with dancers Julie Kent and Marcelo Gomes; photo credit Joe McNally, courtesy of American Ballet Theatre

    Meadow, 1999, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company with dancers Julie Kent and Marcelo Gomes; photo credit Joe McNally, courtesy of American Ballet Theatre