Artistic director & choreographer in NEXT ZONE, Lene Boel is educated in New York, London and Holland, and has performed in both Danish and foreign dance companies. Since 1997 Lene Boel has been the artistic director of Next Zone and created 17 ensemble choreographies, 13 solos, 4 dance films and 1 installation. Since 2001, she has worked with urban dancers from various styles using their technical skills to explore and develop new choreographic territories.
Instincts, the senses and emotions are the basic elements in Lene Boel’s vocabulary. Her choreographic language ranges from highly detailed gesture to extreme physical movement. She has achieved wide recognition for her ability to create aesthetically beautiful and integrated performances in which light, sound and dance are equal partners in creating a unique artistic force.