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Lucy Van Cleef Held

Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts: Liberal Education for Arts Professionals (LEAP)


Graduating With Honors


Madison, NJ

My Greatest Supporters

I would be nowhere without my incredible family, partner, mentors, and friends. I'm so grateful to all the people who have encouraged me to continue finding ways to make dance a part of my life.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

I'll never forget the trip that I took with the LEAP program to Cape Town, South Africa in 2011. And I'll always cherish the friends that I made over the course of the program. LEAP's students are amazing!

My Next Chapter

I'll be continuing my work as a freelance writer and translator. I'll also be enrolling in graduate school in the fall to pursue a PhD in Dance History.

Favorite Quote

Not a quote but an important sentiment: I'm thankful that my BA is allowing the next stages of my path to unfold. Thank you, LEAP and Saint Mary's!