Claudia Schreier

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Claudia Schreier is the Choreographer-in-Residence at Atlanta Ballet and has choreographed, directed and produced for dance, opera and film across the U.S. and internationally. She has been commissioned by Miami City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Vail Dance Festival, Juilliard Opera, ABT Studio Company and New York Choreographic Institute and will premiere new works for Boston Ballet and MCB this spring. In March 2021, Schreier released Force of Habit, a film commissioned by Guggenheim Works & Process and co-presented by Atlanta Ballet. Her first work for the Company, First Impulse, was named a 2019 Standout Performance by Pointe Magazine. Her second work commissioned by the Company, Pleiades Dances, premiered in March 2021, and will be featured on the May 2022 program. Fauna is Schreier’s third new work for Atlanta Ballet. She has contributed to programs at the White House, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center, including the Kennedy Center Honors. Her work is the subject of two documentaries, most recently PBS’s Emmy Award-winning "Dancing on the Shoulders of Giants" (Capital Region). She is a recipient of the Princess Grace Award, Toulmin Fellowship at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU, Lotos Prize, and Suzanne Farrell Dance Prize.