LU Mei-Chen

Position: Member

Certified Labanotation teacher and stager; Currently Director of Library Services at the Dance Notation Bureau (DNB). Mei holds an MFA degree in Dance Performance and Labanotation from The Ohio State University, a BA from Hunter College, City University of New York, and an AA from Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan. Mei has taught Labanotation and Motif Notation both in the U.S. and China. She serves as one of foreign notation experts at Beijing Normal University Laban Research Center.
Her publications can be seen in the DNB Library News, Dance Chronicles: Studies in Dance and the Related Arts, Performing Arts Resources and Journal of Beijing Dance Academy. She has also implemented and launched DNB library projects, including Online Digital Archive, DNB Notated Theatrical Dances Online Catalog, and Library Guidelines for Codifying DNB Score and Cataloguing Terminology.