Peggy Lamb

Peggy Lamb is a native New Yorker, is a dancer, choreographer and writer. She was a key member of the Dallas performance community for the better part of a decade, alternately playing founder, choreographer, director, dancer and collaborator in numerous projects. Her work has been performed across the country. Her background includes an MA in Dance from American University in Washington, D.C. and post-graduate work in Movement Studies. The Dallas Morning News praised her work as “pushing the boundaries of decorum and sense…” She currently lives in Austin, TX and dances with Body Shift. Studying with Anna Halperin woke up her desire to teach movement in non-traditional settings. Her deepest passion is teaching creative movement and creative writing to incarcerated women in several Texas prisons through the nonprofit organization Truth Be Told.

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.