D. C.'s Chamber Dance Project Continues Free Ballet Zoom Series Series June 16 with Claudia Schreier '08

Choreographer Claudia Schreier Speaks About Her New Work and Issues of Equity and Inclusion in Ballet



The Chamber Dance Project (CDP), Washington’s premiere contemporary ballet company, continues its popular Virtual Chat series on June 16 at 5:00 p.m. EDT with guest choreographer Claudia Schreier, A.B. '08. Ms. Schreier will discuss her new work for CDP, Alight, which will now premiere in June 2021, the development of her work for CDP and her ideas on ways to cultivate and amplify Black voices in dance.  A video of a portion of Alight will be presented.

To receive the link for the Zoom session, email rsvp@chamberdance.org. For more information, visit https://chamberdance.org/virtual-chats or call 202.499.2297. The series continues in June with presentations every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. through June 23. Reservations and free links can be requested at rsvp@chamberdance.org

Ms. Schreier has choreographed for dance, opera, and film across the U.S. and internationally, and was just named Choreographer in Residence at Atlanta Ballet. Her work for Dance Theatre of Harlem was seen at the Kennedy Center last year. She has also worked with Juilliard Opera, Vail Dance Festival, ABT Studio Company, and New York Choreographic Institute. Her upcoming commissions include premieres for Miami City Ballet and Guggenheim Works & Process. She has contributed to programs at the White House, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and for the Kennedy Center Honors. Her work is the subject of two documentaries, most recently PBS’s Dancing on the Shoulders of Giants, nominated for a Regional Emmy Award. She is a recipient of the Princess Grace Award, Toulmin Fellowship at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU, NEFA National Dance Project Award, Lotos Prize, and Suzanne Farrell Dance Prize.