Dance Lecture—Demonstration with Molly Lieber
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Molly Lieber is a dance artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She performed recently in works by luciana achugar, Oren Barnoy, Wally Cardona, Keely Garfield, Neil Greenberg, Maria Hassabi, Jennifer Lacey, Juliette Mapp, Melinda Ring, Brian Rogers, and Donna Uchizono. She received a 2016 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award for Performance in the work of luciana achugar, Maria Hassabi, and Donna Uchizono. She is pictured on the March 2016 cover of Dance Magazine’s Issue on “New York’s Freelance Dance Stars.”
Molly and Eleanor Smith make experimental dances in New York, together. Their most recent work, Body Comes Apart, premiered March 6-9, 2019, at New York Live Arts, was documented by the New York Public Library, and will be remounted at New York Live Arts in January 2020. Recent works include: Basketball (PS122 and Baryshnikov Arts Center for COIL 2017), Rude World (PS122 and The Chocolate Factory Theater for COIL 2015), Tulip (Roulette, 2013; Judson Now at Danspace Project, 2012), and Beautiful Bone (The Chocolate Factory Theater, 2012).
Residencies and awards: 2019 Baryshnikov Arts Center Artist-in-Residence, 2018 Family Residency at Mt. Tremper Arts, 2018 Bessie Schönberg Fellowship at The Yard, 2018 DiP Residency Artists at Gibney Dance Center, featured as one of The New York Times "Best Dance of 2017" for Basketball, 2016 LMCC Process Space Residency, 2015 Rosas Summer Studios Residency, PS122’s 2014/2015 RAMP Artist, 2014 Baryshnikov Arts Center Artist Residency Program, 2013 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award Nomination for Emerging Choreographer, and the 2013 NYFA Fellow Finalist Award.
Molly and Eleanor were Guest Artists at Connecticut College in 2015, Sarah Lawrence in 2018, and currently at The New School. Molly has taught at Movement Research since 2015. She is an MFA Candidate and Teaching Fellow at Bennington College.