Founded in 2003, Cedar Lake specialized in acquiring and commissioning new works by emerging choreographers from throughout the world. Benoit-Swan Pouffer was the company’s director when they made their initial Pillow appearance on Inside/Out in 2006, while Alexandra Damiani led the troupe from 2009 until its demise in 2015, including the world premiere engagemetn of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Orbo Norvo. In their final Pillow visit in 2013, they presented Jo Strømgren’s Necessity, Again. Didy Veldman was born in Holland, and she has been creating work since 1987 for companies worldwide including The Rambert Dance Company, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, and Northern Ballet Theatre.
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