LMCC Alumni Update

LMCC Alumni have been busy winning awards such as the MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, a Guggenheim Hugo Prize, and putting up work at St. Ann’s Warehouse, the Brooklyn Museum, The Kitchen, and more!


Okwui Okpokwasili wins the MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship for her choreographic work.


Here are some highlights from the past few months from our Alumni:


Okwui Okpokwasili

LMCC: Extended Life (2014, 2015), Process Space (2013, 2014), River to River (2014, 2016)

Update: Won a MacArther “Genius” Fellowship!


Simone Leigh

LMCC: Workspace 2007

Update: She won the Guggenheim Hugo Prize! NYT Article.

Simone Leigh wins the prestigious Guggenheim Hugo Prize.


LaToya Ruby Frazier

LMCC: Workspace 2009

Update: Just Announced as Sundance Art of Non-Fiction Fellows. Article.


Chitra Ganesh

LMCC: Workspace 2004-2005

Update: Ran a show at the Kitchen called “her garden, a mirror.” Article.


Kameelah Janan Rasheed

LMCC: Gallery Exhibition (GI) 2017, River to River (2017)

Update: New installation outside of the Brooklyn museum installed. Article.


Lileana Blain-Cruz

LMCC: Process Space 2016

Update: She is directing a world premiere at Soho Rep that opens on November 18. Article.

Update: She will be directing a rarely seen show at LCT3’s Claire Tow Theatre in 2019. Article.


Daniel Fish

LMCC: Special Residences 2012, Process Space 2012

Update: Directed Oklahoma! at St. Ann’s Warehouse which is sold out and extended. Article.


John Heginbotham

LMCC: Extended Life 2016, River to River 2016, Extended Life 2017

Update: Choreographer of Oklahoma! at St. Ann’s Warehouse.


LMCC Alum Daniel Fish and John Heginbotham are parts of creating the sold-out and critically acclaimed Oklahoma! at St. Ann’s Warehouse.


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