Ralph LemonRalph Lemon is a distinguished dancer, choreographer, writer, and visual artist. Lemon is the Artistic Director of Cross Performance, a company dedicated to the creation of cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary performance and presentation. In 2005, Lemon concluded The Geography Trilogy, a decade-long international research and performance project exploring the "conceptual materials" of race, history, memory and the creative practice. The project featured three dance/theater performance: Geography, Tree and Come Home Charley Patton. He was one of fifty artists to receive the inaugural United States Artists Fellowship in 2006. He has received two "Bessie" Awards, a 2004 New York Foundation for the Arts Prize for Choreography, a Guggenheim Fellowships and a 2004 Fellowship with the Bellagio Study and Conference Center. Lemon lives in New York City.