LehrerDance performing at Jacob's Pillow in 2014. Photo by Jaime Kraus, Courtesy Jon Lehrer.
The sudden end to Buffalo, New York–based LehrerDance—the city's lone professional touring dance company—recentlycame as a shock to many. Rumblings of the company's demise began when their website and Facebook page were taken down. Shortly after, on February 21, Buffalo's news media began reporting that the company has ceased operations.