Lane Gifford is artistic director of LaneCoArts, a New York based multi-arts company, which examines the intriguing relationship between dance, theater and the visual arts. The mission of the company is to create a rich and dynamic dialogue that fuses a distinctive movement aesthetic, deep emotional exploration, and stimulating visual and dramatic narrative components. LaneCoArts focuses on the generative process that can emerge from the interfacing of dance with different creative languages through exchange and collaboration with other artists.
Her work has been performed at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the New York International Fringe Festival, Dixon Place, Baruch Performing Arts Center, the 92nd St. Y, New York Theater Workshop and Judson Church while recent engagements include a Boston Center for the Arts / Mills Gallery performance and Dance New Amsterdam, RAW Directions. Residencies include Ballet Nouveau Colorado and RedLine Gallery/2011 and Southern Utah University/2012 & 13 and a co-production with Baruch Performing Arts Center/2012 in New York City.
Lane Gifford is the recipient of a 2011 MCAF grant, a 2011 BUILD grant and a 2012 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant. Upcoming performances include Triskelion Arts Collaborations in Dance Festival/2013, Women in Dance Project/ Ailey Citigroup Theater/2013, and a Choreographic Fellowship at the University of Kansas, Department of Dance/2014.