Cynthia Ling Lee

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Cynthia Ling Lee.

Cynthia Ling Lee is a contemporary choreographer and scholar who draws on both postmodern and North Indian classical kathak training in her dance making. Lee’s interdisciplinary performance work has been presented throughout Asia and the US at venues such as the Asia Society, Chandra-Mandapa: Spaces (Chennai), Colorado College, Dance Theater Workshop, India International Centre (New Delhi), National Asian-American Theater Festival, Painted Bride Arts Center, REDCAT, among others. Lee is a member of the Post Natyam Collective, a transnational, web-based coalition of South Asian-trained dance artists. She is the recipient of a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, an Asia-Pacific Performing Arts Exchange Fellowship, a Santa Monica Individual Artist Fellowship, a Swarthmore Project Residency, a Taipei Artist Village Residency, and two Durfee Foundation Artists’ Resource for Completion Grants. Lee served as a Center panelist in dance in 2013, and a LOI panelist in Performance in 2014 and 2018.