Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Ana Maria Lucaciu | Steps on Broadway
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Ana Maria Lucaciu
Ana Maria Lucaciu was born in Bucharest, Romania. After graduating from the National Ballet School of Canada she joined Canada's National Ballet and went on to dance with the Royal Danish Ballet, Augsburg Ballet (Germany), The Portuguese Contemporary Dance Company (Lisbon) and most recently, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet in New York, where she danced for seven years.

Lucaciu has performed and created works with contemporary dance's foremost choreographers, including Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite, Hofesh Shechter, Jiří Kylián, Alexander Ekman, Jo Stromgren, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and many others. Holder of a BFA in dance from Empire State College, she collaborates and performs with a wide range of artists and companies, and freelances as a dancer and choreographer in her own right.

Ana Maria teaches ballet, contemporary, and improvisation workshops at professional programs and dance companies across the US and Europe. Lucaciu assisted Crystal Pite on the Polaris project at New York City Center. She currently assists Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman with new creations and stages his work around the world.