Lili Chopra, Executive Director, Artistic Programs

Lili Chopra

Lili brings extensive experience commissioning, programming, producing and marketing international events and performance works in New York and France. She comes to LMCC from the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), where she has served as Executive Vice President and Artistic Director since 2006. At FIAF, Lili founded and co-curated the Crossing the Line festival, a highly acclaimed trans-disciplinary festival featuring commissioned works with U.S. and international artists. More recently, she co-conceived and co-curated the Tilt Kids Festival, a culturally diverse and trans-disciplinary arts festival for young audiences. Prior to her time at FIAF, Lili spent four years at New York Live Arts (formerly Dance Theater Workshop) working closely with David White as Associate Producer and as Curator of its gallery. She has also worked with numerous festivals and independent artists in France and in the U.S. as an administrator and producer. She received her Master’s in Theater and Performing Arts History at Paris X University and her M.A. in Arts Administration at Columbia University.