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Lenora Lee

Dancer, Choreographer

Lenora Lee is the Project Manager for Asian Improv aRts. 

Lenora has been an arts and non-profit administrator, producer, dancer, choreographer, and artistic director in SF for the past 25 years. She has been an Artist Fellow at the de Young Museum, a Djerassi Resident Artist, a Visiting Scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, a 2019 United States Artists Fellow, an Artist in Residence at Dance Mission Theater, Pao Arts Center, ArtsEmerson, and is currently in residence at Bunker Hill Community College. For the last 15 years her company Lenora Lee Dance (LLD) has pushed the envelope of intimate and large-scale multimedia, immersive dance performance connecting various styles of movement/dance, film, text, research and music to culture, history, and human rights issues. 

LLD’s works are set in both public and private spaces, inspired by individual stories as well as community strength. From the proscenium, to underwater, to in the air, to on a historic vessel, the company’s pieces are site-responsive and immersive calling audiences into deep engagement with the work and environment. Through partnerships locally and nationally, LLD’s work has grown to encompass the creation, presentation and screening of films, museum and gallery installations, civic engagement, and educational programming signifying the power of art as a movement for change.

Job Title

2nd Generation

San Francisco, CA, USA

AIR Artist

Lenora Lee

Photo by Gabrielle Lurie

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