Lili Chopra, President & CEO

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Lili Chopra is the President & CEO at LMCC. Lili oversees the residency and regranting program, as well as LMCC’s public programs, including the annual summer festival River To River, and the Arts Center at Governors Island. From 2006 to 2018 Lili was the Executive Vice President and Artistic Director of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF). 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. She also 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) 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.