Lorraine Chapman, one of Dance Magazine's "25 To Watch", has danced with Eliot Feld Ballets/NY and Ballet British Columbia as well as for several Boston-based choreographers including Amy Spencer, Richard Colton, Diane Arvanites, Jose Mateo, and Marcus Schulkind. She received her training at The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and L'Ecole Superieure De Danse Du Quebec as well as from Boston veterans Francis Kotelly and Samuel Kurkjian. As an independent choreographer Lorraine has created works for the Northwest New Works Festival in Seattle at On The Boards-Behnke Center and The Bessie Schonberg Residency at The Yard. Ms. Chapman received a commission from Alberta Ballet for their Festival of New Works: Arias where she shared the bill with internationally acclaimed solo artist Margie Gillis who subsequently mentored a solo for her. Amy Spencer and Richard Colton awarded Lorraine with a Choreographer's Project Fellowship for Summer Stages Dance 2005 and a Summer Stages Dance/Baryshnikov Arts Center Residency Project in 2008. Lorraine is an instructor of dance education at The Boston Conservatory and the Assistant Artistic Director of the pre-professional division at the Ballet Arts Centre of Winchester. Recent commissions of Lorraine’s work include The Boston Conservatory, the Across The Ages Dance Project, the Baltimore Dance Project, and David Parker’s DanceNow Dance/Cabaret Boston. Lorraine is one of only six recipients of a $15,000 Brother Thomas Fellowship – Special Arts Initiative of The Boston Foundation 2013 and one of only two recipients of the Boston Dance Alliance’s Rehearsal & Retreat Fellowship 2014. Her dance company LCTC (www.lorrainechapman.org) is represented by Pentacle (www.pentacle.org) and she is the Director of Green Street Studios (www.greenstreetstudios.org). Lorraine has been on faculty at BAC since 1995.