Carrie Lande Homuth

Carrie Lande (Homuth) is a Minneapolis choreographer/dance educator/performer. In 2011, she began her company Live Wire Dance, a modern and jazz dance company. Her work has been seen both nationally and internationally including Canada, Germany, as well as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Most recently, she has presented work at the Ritz Theater, Southern Theater, Patrick’s Cabaret and other venues around the Twin Cities. Further, she produces and co-directs the successful bi-annual performance Wake the Dead, a ghoulish evening of dance in collaboration with Rainy Day Cabaret. Also in 2011, Ms. Lande was the recipient of the Bates Dance Teacher’s Fellowship. This allowed her to study at the Bates Dance Festival in Lewiston, Maine for three weeks. While living briefly in New York City, she studied dance and theater with a variety of teachers and choreographers. Among these were Sean Curran, Doug Varone, Meredith Monk, and Carol Fox Prescott and the basement space. In addition, Carrie has sought out and studied a variety of dance styles and theories through many workshops, intensives, conferences and classes around the US. As the Director of Dance for Shattuck-St. Mary's college prep boarding school in Faribault, MN, Carrie has the opportunity to inspire young dancers to explore, experiment and discover. She is a member of the National Dance Education Organization and stays connected to the pressing issues of dance education. Carrie holds a BA in dance from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and is currently seeking her MFA in dance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Photo by Jen Glaws