During her 20-year performing career Lodi danced with the Mark Morris Dance Group, Beth Soll and Company, Nina Weiner and Dancers, the Chamber Dance Company, Louise Durkee, Bill Evans, Llory Wilson, Georgia Ragsdale, Wade Madsen, and other freelance artists. She has taught dance technique at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Boston University, Emerson College, the Boston Conservatory, the University of Washington, American Dance Institute, Strictly Seattle, Dance Fremont, and at many private studios on both coasts.
For 25 years, as a professor at Cornish College of the Arts where she twice received the Excellence in Teaching Award, she taught all levels of ballet in addition to Dance History, Teaching Methods, Performing Arts Criticism, Ballet Repertory, Pointe, and Contemporary Issues in Dance.
Lodi’s writing about dance has been published by Dance International, SenseAbility, Curve, Seattle Weekly, Eastside Week, the World Dance Alliance, Contact Quarterly, Teaching Artist Journal, Dance Teacher, The International Dictionary of Modern Dance, HistoryLink.org, and DanceNet, where she served as Co-Editor. Lodi has presented pre-performance lectures at Meany Theater, Seattle Theatre Group, and the Orcas Center and served as a panel facilitator for the Dance Critics Association, SeattleDances.com, and the University of Washington Dance Program.