Claudia Schreier



Claudia Schreier has been commissioned by organizations including the Vail Dance Festival, New York Choreographic Institute, Ballet Academy East, and The Ailey School. Since 2015, Claudia Schreier & Company has presented several full-evening length performances of her choreography featuring dancers from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Miami City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and other leading companies. In 2017, the company made its Joyce Theater debut, which included three world premieres choreographed for former NYCB principal Wendy Whelan, current principal Jared Angle, and soloist Unity Phelan. Schreier serves as rehearsal assistant to Damian Woetzel and has contributed to programs at the White House, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City Center and the Kennedy Center. She is the recipient of the 2017 Virginia B. Toulmin Fellowship at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU; other awards include the 2017 Lotos Foundation Prize, the 2014 Breaking Glass Competition Prize, and the 2008 Suzanne Farrell Dance Prize. She has been featured in The New York TimesDance MagazinePointeELLE, and Harvard Magazine and was a featured guest on the television program Black America. Schreier received a B.A. from Harvard University in 2008.