Internationally renowned choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl and producer Jenifer Sher established Boulder based Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet sixteen years ago. The company has received critical-acclaim nationally and internationally known for its performance excellence and signature movement language, “… a highlight of the program” The New York Times. Robert’s choreography integrates refined ballet technique with contemporary movement to become a powerful vehicle to depict modern life. The work may address current social issues often resulting in emotional, thought provoking and distinctly progressive performance.
Our new choreography is often created and performed in the Boulder & Denver metropolitan area, for example at Chautauqua Summer Series, Newman Center for Performing Arts or as Public Art We receive commissions from other parts of the US and Europe ~ Finnish National Ballet, Vienna State Opera Ballet, Alonzo King Lines Ballet Training Program, Colorado Ballet Training Program and American College Dance Festival are to name a few “…the most unforgettable offerings of the evening were the works by the Austrian Robert Sher-Machherndl” Helsingin Sanomat. Robert’s choreography has been performed by world class artists, principal dancers from American Ballet Theater, San Francisco Ballet, Finnish National Ballet ~ Susan Jaffe, Michele Wiles, Misty Copeland, Minna Tervamaki. Rachel Visselli, Valerie Madonia and Simone Messmer.
Lemon Sponge Cake offers a wide range of high quality educational programs to students and professional dancers including After School Ballet Programs, Summer Intensives, Winter Workshops, Junior Intensives, Training Programs and Open Classes.
Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet
5603 Arapahoe Avenue #6
Boulder, CO 80303
720 352 2903