Linda is one of our favorite guest artists. She has been to Beloit College many times to teach master classes, choreograph works for our students to perform and to perform with her company, Linda Lehovec & Dancers.
Linda Lehovec, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, BFA Program Director, Interim Associate Head:
Ms. Lehovec began her training in Pittsfield, Massachusetts with Madeline Cantarella Culpo. She holds a BFA degree from The Juilliard School and an MFA degree from UIUC. Linda is an active choreographer and performer, creating and dancing in her own work, as well as dancing in the works of contemporary choreographers Joe Goode, Ralph Lemon, Stephen Koester, and Bill Young. She has performed her own choreography in Canada, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Detroit and Korea, and performed with her company, Linda Lehovec & Dancers, in Chicago, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. She has also performed regularly with Aiko Kinoshita as part of AcornDance in Seattle, Washington. Linda has been awarded two Illinois Arts Council fellowships in Choreography - one in 2000 and the second in 2002. In October of 2004 Linda was invited to perform in INDABI, an international dance festival in Incheon, Korea. Professor Lehovec teaches ballet and modern dance technique, yoga for dancers, Teaching Workshop, and regularly mentors the Senior Undergraduate Students, guiding them through their thesis projects featured in an annual Concert.