Risa Steinberg

The Ann & Weston Hicks Choreography Fellows Program | Director

Risa Steinberg is an active member of the dance community as a performer, teacher, re-constructor of the works of José Limón, and mentor to young, emerging, and established choreographers. A former principal dancer with the American Repertory Dance Company, Anna Sokolow’s Player’s Project, Annabelle Gamson, Bill Cratty Dance Theater, Colin Connor, and José Limón Dance Company, Steinberg has also been a guest artist with choreographers including Danza Hoy of Caracas, Venezuela, Sean Curran, and Wally Cardona. Her acclaimed solo concert, A Celebration of Dance, featured repertory from Isadora Duncan to contemporary choreographers. She is faculty at The Juilliard School since 2001 and held the position of Associate Director of Juilliard Dance from 2008-2016. She is on the Artists Advisory board for the José Limón Dance Foundation and is on the selection committee of The Bessies. Steinberg is currently a performer in Sleep No More.

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