Tori Lawrence creates site-specific dances, interdisciplinary performance installations, and dance films. Her work inspires an imaginative and sustainable way of looking at, thinking about, and using space.  She has been awarded residencies at Djerassi, Charlotte Street Foundation, Middlebury College, Dance Ireland, BRUNAKRA (Sweden), and Workshop Foundation (Hungary).  Her work has been presented nationally and internationally, including three site-specific performance commissions by the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia and a commission for the stage by the Lawrence Arts Center. Her dance films have been presented by Philadelphia Dance Projects, Stockholm Screendance Festival, Screendance Africa, Portland Maine Film Festival, and Cyprus International Film Festival, amongst others.  She received her MFA from the University of Iowa, where she was a recipient of the Iowa Arts Fellowship. www.torilawrence.org