Jacob's Pillow just named Liz Lerman as recipient of this year's Dance Award (which comes with a $25,000 cash prize). If you've never familiarized yourself with Lerman's work, now's a great time to get acquainted with her particular brand of community engagement, creative research and interdisciplinary practice. Although she left the company she founded, Dance Exchange, in 2010, much of the work she created there remains synonymous with her multigenerational, research-driven style.

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