Dawn Lane is a dancer, choreographer, artist educator, and a founding artist of Jacob’s Pillow Curriculum in Motion ® Residencies. She has choreographed dance and movement events professionally since 1980. In December 2021, she retired from 28 years as artistic director of Community Access to the Arts (CATA), where she founded and directed The Moving Company, a company of dancers with and without disabilities. In addition to her work as an artist educator with Curriculum in Motion ®, her choreography has been performed at Jacob’s Pillow, The Egg, Boston Conservatory, Harman Center for the Arts, The Knitting Factory, and The Tina Packer Playhouse. Lane has served as artist educator for Days in the Arts (DARTS), a Jacob’s Pillow partnership with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, for over 25 years. She has created new works in two Pillow Lab residencies and is also an alumna of The School at Jacob’s Pillow. Lane is the recipient of many awards, which include a Massachusetts Cultural Council choreography fellowship, a distinguished alumnus award from Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and an Outstanding Arts Educator Award from Massachusetts Alliance for Arts Education. Lane is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art & Design (BFA) and Lesley University (MEd). Her choreography has been funded by Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award Initiative, The Martha Boschen Fund, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Mid Atlantic Arts Council, LEF Foundation, Cottonwood Foundation, and VSA Arts International.