Risa Steinberg (US)



Risa Steinberg is the Associate Director of Dance at The Juilliard School in New York City. She has been an active member of the dance community for more than 30 years. As a solo artist, teacher, rehearsal coach, and director of the works of José Limón, she has toured the world performing and teaching extensively. She is the former principal dancer with the José Limón Dance Company, Bill Cratty Dance Theater, Annabelle Gamson, Anna Sokolow’s Player’s Project, Colin Connor, American Repertory Dance Company of Los Angeles and worked as guest artist with choreographers including Wally Cardona, Sean Curran, and Danzahoy of Caracas, Venezuela. Her solo concert A Celebration of Dance featured repertory from Isadora Duncan and Doris Humphrey to contemporary choreographers Wally Cardona and Ann Carlson. As a re-constructor of the works of Limón, she has worked with companies and dancers around the world including Nureyev and Friends, Frank Augustyn, Karen Kain, and the Pennsylvania Ballet. She sits on the Artists Advisory board for Danspace Project at St. Marks Church as well as being a Bessie committee member. She perfromed in the New York production of Sleep No More.


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