A superstar on the rise, Jessica Lang has realized all expectations for astoundingly beautiful and emotionally moving work with recent commissions from The Kennedy Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Jessica Lang Dance has been named among the best dance events of 2015 by the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. Hailed “a master of visual composition” by Dance Magazine, the Bessie Award-winning Lang seamlessly incorporates striking design elements and transforms classical ballet language into artfully crafted, emotionally engaging contemporary work.
Lang has created more than 92 works for commissions from companies worldwide, including Birmingham Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Japan, Joffrey Ballet, and Kansas City Ballet, among many others. American Ballet Theatre has presented her work at the Metropolitan Opera House. She has received commissions from the Dallas Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum for its Works & Process series. Lang received outstanding acclaim for her directorial debut and choreography for Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater at the 2013 Glimmerglass Festival.