Ralph Lemon

Ralph Lemon.

Ralph Lemon, Artistic Director of Cross Performance, is a dancer, choreographer, writer, and visual artist dedicated to cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary work. In 2012, he received one of the first Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards. Lemon is the recipient of a 2009 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship; a 2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Work; and a 2005 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award in recognition of The Geography Trilogy. Lemon also worked with 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier during the planning process for his project The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance, which received a Discovery grant from the Center in 2012. In 2012, he served as a Center dance panelist and an LOI panelist.

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Collaborators & Colleagues

An employee of the Chicago History Museum since 1982, Russell Lewis currently holds the position of executive vice president and chief historian.

“Reinventing Tradition: New Dance in Indonesia” was a workshop series on cross-cultural practice that explored notions of the contemporary and the traditional in Indonesian dance.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Distinguished scholar, writer and curator Helen Molesworth is chief curator of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.

Collaborators & Colleagues

David Filipi has been a film curator and a key member of the Wexner Center’s curatorial team since 1994.

Grants & Grantees

Among the largest art museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a pilgrimage site for modern and contemporary art professionals.

An evening of theater, dance, and multimedia performances inspired by the Center-funded project Cliveden’s Living Kitchens.

Grants & Grantees

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) presented two concerts by an intergenerational roster of artists, representing several significant strands of blues music.

Two Center-funded performance projects presented by FringeArts at the 2015 Fringe Festival—Available Light and After the Rehearsal/Persona—have gained positive reviews in The New York Times.

Bryn Mawr College presents an open studio lecture and demonstration with Trisha Brown Dance Company members, Pennsylvania Ballet dancers, and choreographer Stephen Petronio

Grants & Grantees

Eleone Dance Theatre is a Philadelphia-based troupe dedicated to dance that celebrates intergenerational and multicultural themes.

Dove encourages artists to dance in unusual places. Why? Out of necessity, he says.

Grants & Grantees

Kariamu Welsh is a dancer and a 1996 Pew Fellow.