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Dance Spirit Magazine - Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet

Lemon Sponge Cake Ballet

Boulder, CO

NUMBER OF DANCERS: Up to 7, depending on the project

POINTEWORK: Not required, though some pieces are danced on pointe

Established in 2002 by choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl and producer Jenifer Sher, Lemon Sponge

Cake operates on a project-to-project basis. Sher-Machherndl, the artistic director, typically creates two new works per season, and his choreography frequently addresses social issues. One of the company’s most recent works, White Fields, was designed to spark conversation about gun violence and its victims.