Dance Past Faculty

Loni Landon

Loni Landon headshot

Photo by Art Davison


Loni Landon is a Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Winner and a NFAA YoungArts Modern Dance. As a sought-after choreographer, her work has been commissioned by The Joyce Theater, Keigwin and Company, BODYTRAFFIC, James Sewell Ballet, Whim Whim, LEVY DANCE, The Juilliard School, American Dance Institute, Northwest Dance Project, Groundworks Dance Company, Hubbard Street II, BalletX, Ballet Austin, SUNY Purchase, NYU, Boston Conservatory, and Marymount Manhattan College. Her company has performed at The Joyce Theater, Pulse Art Fair, Jacob's Pillow, Bryant Park, Beach Sessions and Guggenheim Works and Process Series. Landon won first prize in Ballet Austin’s New American Talent Competition, Northwest Dance Project’s “Pretty Creatives” Choreographic Competition, and Next Commission from CityDance Ensemble; she was a finalist in the International Solo Tanz Theater Competition in Stuttgart, Germany, and at the Hannover International Choreography Competition; and she was named an Emerging Choreographer at Springboard Danse Montreal. Landon choreographed the feature film Saturday Church. She has been an adjunct faculty member at NYU, Barnard, SUNY Purchase and Princeton University. Landon is passionate about Entrepreneurship in the Arts and has co-founded THE PLAYGROUND, an initiative designed to give emerging choreographers a place to experiment while allowing professional dancers to participate affordably. The Playground was recognized by Dance Magazine as a “25 To Watch” and by four/four presents, a platform that commissions and presents collaborations between dancers and musicians. Landon received her BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School and has performed with Aszure Barton and Artists, Ballet Theater Munich, and The Metropolitan Opera.