Lar Lubovitch
New York, NY
2011 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by the Ford Foundation.

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.

Portrait photo courtesy Rose Eichenbaum.
  • Artwork by Lar Lubovitch
    Meadow, 1999, Lar Lubovitch dance Company with dancers Julie Kent and Marcelo Gomes; photo credit Joe McNally, courtesy of American Ballet Theatre
Artwork by Lar Lubovitch