Contemporary Ballet Artists Therese Gahl and Elizabeth Gahl Le Nôtre are collaborating to create an evening of mixed repertory featuring artists across international borders and dance styles. Therese will be exploring the theme of Nocturne and Elizabeth’s new work is an original interpretation of Cinderella’s evening at the ball. Stay for the post-show artist talk-back.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Therese Gahl studied at the Washington School of Ballet. In 2007, she danced with Ballet West II in Salt Lake City and then graduated cum laude from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is a teacher and choreographer at the CityDance School and Conservatory. Her choreography has been presented at the Sidney Harman Hall Center with the VelocityDC Festival and at the Atlas INTERSECTIONS 2018 and 2019 Festivals in Washington, DC. In the fall of 2018, she was an adjunct professor/guest choreographer at Towson University and a guest choreographer at Georgetown University. She has been a performing local artist with Teatro de Danza Contemporanea and Gin Dance Company. She is currently a member of Stephanie Droycott’s Motion X Dance DC.
Elizabeth Gahl Le Nôtre, born in Washington, DC, studied at the Washington School of Ballet (TWSB) where she often performed with the Washington Ballet. While obtaining her degree in Psychology from Georgetown University, she worked as a teacher and choreographer at TWSB. After her studies, she danced with CityDance Ensemble, participating in several international tours, and was a teacher and choreographer for the CityDance School and Conservatory. She was a dancer and rehearsal director for Christopher K Morgan & Artists and was the project liaison for the CityDance Conservatory’s “Brazil Project”. In 2012 she obtained her Master’s degree in International Affairs at the American University of Paris. Currently, Elizabeth is an Artiste Chorégraphique with the Compagnie José Montalvo and is Artistic Director of Dancing Beyond Borders.