Since its inaugural 2003-2004 season, New York-based Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet has been recognized for its exceptionally talented dancers and an emphasis on cultivating collaborations with the world’s most sought-after choreographers. Under the Artistic Direction of Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Cedar Lake has amassed one of the most diverse repertoires in dance, which includes works by such dance makers as Alexander Ekman, Crystal Pite, Hofesh Shechter, Jo Stromgren, Andonis Foniadakis, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Ohad Naharin and Jiri Kylian.
Through their daring, athletic movement and integration of ballet into contemporary and popular forms, the dancers of Cedar Lake take audiences on a choreographic journey that explores the infinite possibilities of movement and multimedia. Upcoming works for 2012-13 include Indigo Rose by Jiří Kylián and new works by Julie Bour, Andonis Foniadakis, and Benoit-Swan Pouffer.
Cedar Lake is a contemporary ballet company dedicated to the continued development of dance by providing choreographers a comprehensive environment for creation as well as curating work for presentation to a worldwide audience.
Cedar Lake was recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 2011.