Lucy Kerr is a filmmaker and film director, movement director, choreographer, and educator based in New York. Kerr is passionate about working with bodies and bodies in space in ways that are formal, expressive, experimental, and experiential. In addition to creating avante-garde performances for theaters, galleries, and public spaces, Kerr works as a choreographer and movement director for fashion, music videos, and film, including clients such as Miu Miu and Ian Sweet. Kerr has received commissions from LA Dance Project and The Center for Performance Research. Her performance work has been presented by Francois Ghebaly Gallery, The Brooklyn Museum, La Mama Galeria, LEIMAY, INSITU Festival, and others. Kerr has facilitated workshops on performance through organizations such as UnionDocs, LA Dance Project, CalArts, and NAVEL. Kerr's debut feature film, Family Portrait, premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in 2023 and won the Boccalinio d'Oro for Best Director from the Swiss Critics, who stated that Kerr's "choreographic mis en scene probes space, time, and the souls of her protagonists with a poetic touch, lightness, and precision." The film also won Best Director at Black Canvas Film Festival. Additionally, Kerr is a certified Pilates, Somatics, and Embodiment instructor.
Lucy Kerr is available for work in the realms of directing, choreography, movement directing, consulting, and teaching.