BIOGRAPHY

 

   
    Dancer, choreographer, educator, and Virginia native Glen Lewis graduated with a B.F.A in Dance and Choreography and was awarded Outstanding Choreographer in 2009 from Virginia Commonwealth University. Glen training began at the Governor School for the Arts and then continued at Richmond Ballet, Alvin Ailey, and the Nederlands Dans Theater. He recently joined The Latin Ballet of Virginia in 2020 after performing eight seasons as a company dancer and choreographer with Newport, RI's contemporary ballet company the Island Moving Company. During his time with IMC, Glen premiered four of his own works nationally and internationally. Glen had the opportunity to become a guest artist with Untitled Collective, Company Danzante, choreographer Kyoko Ruch. He has had the wonderful opportunity to perform at the Kennedy Center, Jacobs Pillow, several stages in Kazakhstan, and all over the U.S. 
     
    Among many works Glen created for his B.F.A, his piece Cross Fades lead him to win the Outstanding Choreographer award at Virginia Commonwealth University. Professionally, Glen choreography premiered with the Virginia Beach Academy of Ballet, Henrico School of the Arts and Company Danzante in northern Virginia. During his 8-year tenure with the contemporary ballet company the Island Moving company, Glen premiered many works that toured on stages both nationally and internationally. Image de Vida and He who closed the mouths of Liens were among the many works that he create that were highly recognized.  He who closed the mouth of Liens gain international recognition at the Kazakhstan international energy summit.
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      As an educator, Glen have reached many dance academies, university and public schools along the east coast.  He joined the educational programs with the Island Moving company in Rhode Island and Richmond Ballet in Virginia. As an educator in these programs, he taught standardized subjects through creative movement and elements of the creative process. From teaching standardized subject to dance technique, Glen taught master classes at many dance studios and universities.  He became an adjunct in Ballet technique at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. He joined many faculties in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Virginia.  Currently, Glen is sharing his knowledge of contemporary dance technique and classical ballet technique  with The Latin Ballet school and teaching master classes at different dance academies in Virginia. 
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