Atlanta native Juel Demetrius Lane is making huge strides in his career. Juel was named Magnet Student of the Year in 1998 prior to graduating from Tri-Cities Visual and Performing Arts Magnet High School in Atlanta under the guidance of Dawn Axam, Freddie Hendricks, Roscoe and Diane Sales. He was an active member of The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta. He continued his education by attending North School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC with a concentration in contemporary dance, and later taught and choreographed at Wake Forest University, Spelman College, The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Tri-Cities Visual and Performing Arts High School and Dekalb School of the Arts, just to name a few.
Juel danced with Ronald K. Brown-Evidence Dance Company; touring nationally and internationally, Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company, Soulowork's Andrea E. Woods and Dancers; and currently with Helen Simoneau; and Camille A. Brown & Dancers in New York City. Juel has also had the opportunity to perform in various pieces by distinguished choreographers such as Mabel Robinson, Bridget L. Moore, Padtro Harris, and Duane Cyrus. Juel has appeared on "The Monique Show," dancing and choreographing for former member of Danity Kane, "D. Woods." Juel was one of the featured choreographers for Atlanta's concert Dance Canvas 2009 under the direction of Angela Harris and Lift 2010 under the direction of Daryl Foster. Jasmine Guy selected him to be dance captain for the musical "I DREAM" in Atlanta, Ga. His flexible prowess is showcased in the online photo gallery of New York City photographer Matt Karas and Atlanta photographer Richard Calmes, making him a sought after model for dance pictures. In 2010-2011, Juel had the pleasure of collaborating with Ursula Kendall Johnson on various interdisciplinary projects with 2 Kids And Dream Productions. Juel made his directorial debut with "Just Another Day," a dance for film project along with cinematographer Eric Sherertz, and won October 2010 Dance Magazine video of the month. Juel will have a premiere choreographic work, "Moments of Dis," with The Atlanta Ballet in March 2012. He has received rave reviews for courageously exposing ideologies, taboos, and myths concerning life's topics such as homosexuality, love, hurt, and simply being a human being.