A native of Chicago and former dancer with the Metropolitan Opera House, Marlies Yearby’s Movin Spirit Dance Theater and Nia Love’s Blacksmith Daughter Dance Theater, artistic director, T. Lang established her company in New York in 2006. Since then, she has been creating a singular body of work that has accumulated critical acclaim.
T. Lang’s works have been presented throughout numerous prestigious venues that include The Alliance Theatre, Dance Space Project at St. Mark’s Church, Movement Research at Dance Theatre Workshop, Wave Rising Festival, P.S. 122, DUMBO Dance Festival, Dance New Amsterdam, Cool New York Dance Festival, Reverb Festival, Fertile Ground, Throw, The Flea, WAX, and Dixon Place.
In addition to leading her own company, Lang is an assistant professor in dance and director of the Spelman Dance Theatre. She also is a guest choreographer and teacher at studios and universities around the nation. She holds a bachelor in fine arts in performance and choreography from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master's in fine arts in performance and choreography at Tisch School for the Arts NYU.