Graham Lustig, an internationally recognized choreographer and teacher, was trained at the Royal Ballet School in London. He danced with the Dutch National Ballet and the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet before embarking on a freelance choreographic career that has encompassed more than seventy works over four continents. His work has been presented by the Princeton Festival, Introdans, Hong Kong Ballet, Cleveland Opera, Scottish Ballet, Louisville Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Singapore Dance Theatre and the Washington Ballet. Mr. Lustig is a charter member of the Artists Council for Americans for the Arts and has served as a panelist numerous times for the National Endowment for the Arts. He currently heads up his own New Brunswick based dance company, lustigdancetheatre, and was recently named Artistic Director of the Oakland Ballet Company.