Meet LKD’s 2015 Guest Choreographer: Janice Lancaster Larsen

Janice Lancaster Larsen started working with Shen Wei Dance Arts in 2005. She received her MFA from Hollins University / American Dance Festival, BFA from the University of NC School of the Arts, Restorative Yoga certification through Judith Lasater, and Hatha Yoga certification from the Asheville Yoga Center. She has received commissions at the Bard Music Festival, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center Benefit, the Bessie Schönberg Choreographers Residency, the Hubbard Street 2 Dance Company, the Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center, and many through co-founding VIA Dance Collaborative. She has staged work at Universidad de las Américas, City Dance Center, Roger Williams University, University of NC School of the Arts, and SUNY Fredonia.


Janice Lancaster Larsen’s new short work, eidetic, with music by Asheville artists Chris Stack and Alina Quu, draws upon both hazy and crystalline aspects of memory that are peculiar to recalling.

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