Lane Gifford is artistic director of LaneCoArts, a multi-arts dance theater 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. Her work has been seen at Baruch Performing Arts Center, Dixon Place, Triskelion Arts, the 92nd St. Y Fridays at Noon series, New York Theatre Workshop’s Mondays @ 3 works in process program, Le Poisson Rouge, The New York International Fringe Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Pine Lake Park, Downtown Dance Festival, DNA’s RAW Material Series, DanceNOW at DTW, The Puffin Foundation Cultural Forum, Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, Purchase College Dance Theatre Lab, the Queens Museum of Art and at the Merce Cunningham Studio. Recent engagements include residencies with Ballet Nouveau Colorado and RedLine Gallery during October 2011 and Southern Utah University in January 2012. Lane Gifford is the recipient of a Manhattan Community Arts Fund 2011 grant for a performance installation with artist Mark Mennin and a 2011 recipient of Building Up Infrastructure Levels for Dance (BUILD) grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Lane Gifford is a curator and co-producer of Reverb Dance.