Claire Lane is a MA-based dance artist, educator, and somatics practitioner. She graduated summa cum laude from Smith College in 2020, receiving her B.A. with Highest Honors in Dance and French Studies. A recipient of the Smith College Excellence in Dance Studies award and the Five College Dance Virginia K. Wagner scholarship, she performed in works by Doug Varone, Bebe Miller, Ephrat Asherie, Angie Hauser, Chris Aiken, Rodger Blum, and Danté Brown. Claire has trained and performed internationally in Belgium, France, England, Switzerland, and Thailand. Her recent work investigates the body politics of femininity and the construction of “womanhood” in contemporary dance performance.