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Atlanta base choreographer, T. Lang is a former dancer with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Marlies Yearby's Movin Spirit Dance Theater and Nia Love's Blacksmith Daughter Dance Theater. T. Lang established her now Atlanta base company, in 2006 in New York City. 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 venues which include The Kennedy Center, The Alliance Theater, The Goat Farm Arts Center, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Southwest Arts Center, Dance Space Project at St. Mark's Church and Movement Research at Dance Theater 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.

Recently, T. Lang's newest work M O T H E R/ M U T H A was presented at Atlanta's Goat Farm Arts Center in June 2012. Creative Loafing and Arts America called this work a "powerfully thought provoking … masterfully blended work" of "unsettling genius." This work delved deep into the complexities of American history. In 2011, T. Lang was commissioned to create a work in collaboration with grammy award winning artists Sweet Honey in the Rock. This work, 4 Little Girls, was presented at a Gala Concert during the historic unveiling of the King Monument in Washington, D. C.

In addition to leading her own company, T. Lang is an Assistant Professor in Dance and Director of Spelman Dance Theatre at Spelman College and founder of the Atlanta summer dance intensive, SWEATSHOP. T. Lang is faculty for Atlanta choreographer and artistic director, George Staib of Staibdance Summer Intensive in Sorrento, Italy. In 2013, T. Lang will be on faculty at "One of the nation's most important institutions" (New York Times) and "The world's greatest dance festival," (New York Post), American Dance Festival -ADF. Lang holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts in performance and choreography from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign and a Masters in Fine Arts in performance and choreography at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

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