Lila Rubin

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Lila Rubin graduated from the University of North Carolina with a BFA in Dance. She is proficient in contemporary, ballet, Duncan technique, African dance and musical theater. Summer intensives have been with The American Dance Festival, North Carolina School of the Arts and Visceral Dance in Chicago. Since coming to Chicago in 2023, she has performed in “This is Not a Pipe” by Chicago Danztheater and in Totocreate’s “Immersive: Rituals.  “Heavenly Hostile,” co-choreographed with Ava Faber, was chosen for the Future Artists 2024 Showcase produced by the Still Inspired Dance Co.


Lin has served the dance community for over 25 years as a performer, choreographer and teacher. She has an MA in Dance from American University where she received the Independent Choreographer's award from the Metropolitan Dance Association in Washington, DC. She served on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Dance Coalition for 7 years and founded the Chicago Dance Coalition Newsletter. She has also served on the dance panels of the Illinois Arts Council and the Department of Cultural Affairs. Lin is a Dance Specialist in Chicago area schools through Urban Gateways and Art Start and an Artist-in-Residence for the Illinois Arts Council. She has done extensive writing for the Illinois Arts Alliance for Education, the Chicago Board of Education and the State of Illinois.