Biographies: Jane Comfort
Jane Comfort is a choreographer, writer and director whose work has been produced throughout the United States and in Europe. In 1998 she received a Bessie Award for Underground River, which was commissioned by Jacob's Pillow.
Her dance/opera, Asphalt, which she created with collaborators Carl Hancock Rux, Toshi Reagon and DJ Spooky, was commissioned by the American Dance Festival and had its New York premiere at The Joyce Theater in January 2002.
Faith Healing, her re-examination of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, had an off-Broadway run after premiering at PS 122. She was Associate Director/ Choreographer of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Broadway musical Passion, which won a Tony Award for best musical.
Jane Comfort and Company creates dance theater works that push the intersection of movement and language to a new form of theater.
Images of Jane Comfort working with JRD Dancers.