Dance Alumna Receives Research Fellowship

Lillian Willis
Monday, July 22, 2019
Lillian Willis has received a summer research fellowship from the NYC Public library.

Dance alumna Lillian Willis (Class of 2017) has been awarded a Short-Term Research Fellowship from the New York Public Library for her project: "Seeking Accessibility: American Dance Practices for the Blind and Visually Impaired." She will spend August in New York City doing research. In recent years, Lillian has served through the UNC Charlotte Office of Disability Services as a movement mentor for dance major Davian Robinson, who is visually impaired. Learn more about their work in this short UNC-TV documentary.

For the 2019-20 year, Lillian enters Transitions Dance Company and the master’s program at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London to pursue an MFA in Dance Performance. Read more about Lillian here.