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Lemon Sponge Cake Ballet
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.