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Visiting Artist


Elisa Clark is an award winning artist and educator, from the Washington, DC area, who trained at the Maryland Youth Ballet, prior to receiving a BFA from The Juilliard School, under Benjamin Harkarvy. Ms. Clark was a founding member of Robert Battle’s Battleworks Dance Company, where she also served as Company Manager (2001-2006). Additionally, she was a featured member of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (2013-2017), Lar Lubovitch Dance Company (2001, 2011-2012), and Mark Morris Dance Group (2006-2011), as well as performed with Nederlands Dans Theater and The Metropolitan Opera, in works by Jirí Kylián, and Crystal Pite, respectively.  Since 2002, Ms. Clark has been Assistant to Mr. Battle, and she frequently restages his work.  She is currently on faculty at the University of the Arts, Jacob’s Pillow, and the American Dance Festival, in addition to Guest Teaching nationwide.  She is a 2008 Princess Grace Award Winner, and a Certified Life Coach.  www.elisaclark.com

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