Liana Conyers

Liana Conyers (B.A., Bennington College; M.F.A., University of Oregon) is a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the tri-state region.  She has performed with Keith Thompson, Jhon Stronks, Wayne Smith, Habib Chester Iddrisu, Masankho Kamsisi Banda, Susan Sgorbati, and CORE Performance Company. A Georgia native, her work has been presented at Emory University, Spelman College, ACDF, Big Range Festival, Philadiction Movement, Movement Research, The Kitchen, and alternate for NYLA Fresh Tracks.  Liana formed LICO Dance in 2009, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary processes and collaborations. Liana is a 2017-2018 Bard Faculty Fellow, and she teaches Modern Dance, Composition, Performance Art, Dance Film, and Black Aesthetics in Mass Media. She also serves as faculty for Rutgers Future Scholars at Rutgers Newark (2015-present). To learn more visit