Race Dance Co

about the company

RaceDance began its existence in New York in the 90s, and has recently reformed in New London, CT. Artistic director Lisa Race has shown her work in New York, and other venues, though more recently in France, Russia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, North Carolina and Wyoming.She is the recipient of a 2009 Artist Fellowship from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism. Race received a New York Dance & Performance Award (aka Bessie) in 1995, two Dance Theater Workshop First Light Commissions, and two Artist-in-Residence grants from Movement Research while living and dancing in New York. Race is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Connecticut College. RaceDance is composed of four graduates of the college: Ali Hollowell, Raja Kelly, Kaitlin Morse, and Lily Ockwell.