Liz Lerman to resign from her company

Renowned choreographer Liz Lerman is resigning as Artistic Director of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange. As the company nears its 35th anniversary, Lerman, 63, is moving on. Starting July 1 the new AD will be Cassie Meador, 31, who has danced with the company for nine years. Meador will oversee fewer full-time artists than the current roster of seven dancers, though the exact number has not yet been announced.