Lionel Popkin is a choreographer exploring issues of hybrid identity. His work intertwines multiple perspectives on global and personal approaches to inter-cultural dialogue, domestic tranquility and overall conceptions of how the body is represented. He tours and performs his projects throughout the United States, where he is based, and abroad. Lionel is certified to teach Skinner Releasing Technique at the Introductory and Ongoing Level. He was a member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company from 2000 to 2003 and is now a Professor of Choreography at UCLA. He has remained linked to SRT for almost three decades, teaching in colleges, universities and on tour in cities across three continents.