Collaborators

ANGIE HAUSER (Performance) has been a dancer/collaborator with Bebe Miller Company since 2000. She has contributed to BMC works Verge, Landing/Place and Necessary Beauty, receiving a BESSIE award for her work in Landing/Place. In addition to her work with BMC she is a dance maker, performer and teacher who has been presented throughout North America and Europe.  She collaborates with many gifted artists in the field of dance improvisation including Andrew Harwood, K.J. Holmes, Darrell Jones, and Kathleen Hermesdorf.   She has an ongoing collaboration with dance artist Chris Aiken creating evening length improvisation performances in collaboration with musicians and other dancers.  She is an Assistant Professor at Smith College, Northampton, MA.


DARRELL JONES (Performance) has performed in the United States and abroad with a variety of choreographers and companies such as Bebe Miller, Urban Bush Women, Ronald K. Brown, Min Tanaka, Ralph Lemon and KOKUMA Dance Theater. Along with performing, Darrell continues to choreograph and teach. He has collaborated with other choreographers including Kirstie Simson, Angie Hauser, Jeremy Wade, Lisa Gonzales, Paige Cunningham and writer, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor; musicians Jessie Manno, Brian Schuler, and DJ Franco De Leon; and designer, Mawish Syed, in dance films, documentations and interactive multimedia installations. Darrell is presently an Associate Professor at The Dance Center of Columbia College in Chicago.


LILY SKOVE (Video) is a filmmaker and choreographer, creating for the screen, installation, and live performance. Her films have been shown at Dance Theater Workshop’s Digital Series, The San Diego/Tijuana DANCEonFILM Festival, and Dance Camera Istanbul, and she has worked as a video editor on Synchronous Objects For One Flat Thing, Reproduced, a website and installation made in collaboration between The William Forsythe Company and The Ohio State University. Her choreographies have been presented at the Chocolate Factory Theater in New York City, the Dailes Theatre in Riga, Latvia and Oberlin College among other venues. Lily holds a Diploma in Dance Studies from the Laban Centre, UK, and an MFA in Dance from The Ohio State University. Currently Lily runs a production company in Los Angeles and works in camera departments on feature films.


TALVIN WILKS (Dramaturgy) is a playwright, director and dramaturg. His plays include Tod, the boy, Tod, The Trial of Uncle S&M, Bread of Heaven, and An American Triptych.  Directorial projects include the world premiere productions of UDU by Sekou Sundiata (651Arts/BAM), The Love Space Demands by Ntozake Shange (Crossroads), No Black Male Show/Pagan Operetta by Carl Hancock Rux (Joe’s Pub/The Kitchen), the Obie Award/AUDELCO Award winning The Shaneequa Chronicles by Stephanie Berry (Ensemble Studio Theatre), and AUDELCO nominations for Best Director for Ensemble Studio Theatre’s productions of Relativity by Cassandra Medley and On the Way to Timbuktu by Petronia Paley. He has served as co-writer/dramaturg for Ping Chong’s ongoing series of Undesirable Elements, and dramaturg for four collaborations with the Bebe Miller Company, receiving a 2006 Bessie Award for Dramaturgy for Landing/Place. Watch Talvin Wilks discus the archive as performance with Julie Potter.


MAYA CIARROCCHI (Installation) is a New York–based video artist and projection designer. She has created video for performance with Merce Cunningham, Ping Chong, Bebe Miller and Donna Uchizono, among others, and for regional theaters throughout the country. Her work has been exhibited in New York at chashama, The Chocolate Factory, New York Live Arts, Westbeth Gallery and Sasha Wolf Gallery; regionally at Artisphere in Virginia and the Hammer Museum in California and internationally at Borderlines Film Festival in the UK and the Moving Pictures Festival in Toronto, Canada. Ms. Ciarrocchi has received residencies from the Kala Art Institute, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Ucross Foundation, and was awarded a Bessie Award for her projection design of Bebe Miller Company’s Landing/Place. Ms. Ciarrocchi earned a BFA in dance from SUNY Purchase and an MFA in computer art from the School of Visual Arts. She is currently developing a large-scale installation centering on mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia.


MICHAEL MAZZOLA (Lighting Design) is a long-time Bebe Miller Company collaborator. His critically acclaimed lighting and scenery have been seen in venues all over the U.S. and Europe, ranging from opera houses to circus tents to outdoor amphitheaters. A three-time New York Dance and Performance Award recipient, Michael has recently received awards on the west coast for his lighting of musical theater and drama.


MICHAEL WALL (Sound Design) began collaborating with dance and other art forms at an early age and continues to work with artists nationally and internationally. Michael and designer, Jamie Karczewski, have formed the company ASIMPLESOUND, LLC that produces music and resources for dance, film and other media. Michael works full-time in the Department of Dance at Ohio State University and accompanies at the Bates Dance Festival and the American Dance Festival.


DARREN MORZE (Sound Design) is a composer, producer, and audio engineer living in Philadelphia, PA. From 2000 through 2010, he toured the world as a musician or live-mix engineer with bands like The Killers, Jane’s Addiction, Placebo, Easy Star All-Stars, Stellastarr, The Sounds, and Asobi Seksu. He also ran his own recording facility, Plan B Studios, where he produced, engineered, and collaborated on hundreds of recordings with local, national, and international artists. For the past three years, Morze has scored 2 internationally acclaimed films for director Shawn Christensen (Abduction), 2 feature films for Caliber Media (both released by Lionsgate), and dozens of short films and documentaries- many of which are still winning awards and praise from the international festival circuit.


MIMI LIEN (Set Design) is a designer of sets/environments for theater, dance, and opera.  Having arrived at set design from a background in architecture, her work often focuses on the interaction between audience/environment and object/performer.   Mimi is an artistic associate with Pig Iron Theatre Company and The Civilians, and resident designer at BalletTech.  Her design work has been exhibited at the Prague Quadrennial, and her sculpture work at the Storefront for Art and Architecture.  She was a recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program, a MacDowell Colony Fellow, and her work has been recognized by a Barrymore Award, and an OBIE award for Sustained Excellence.


JERRY DANNEMILLER (Curator, Bebe Miller “Tracing History” exhibit) director of marketing and communications for the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, OH. He is responsible for all aspects of audience engagement at the Wexner, a multidisciplinary contemporary arts institution on the campus of The Ohio State University, directing an integrated marketing mix that encompasses media relations, PR, outreach, web/interactive, social media, and print. He’s currently also involved with Wesleyan University’s inaugural Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance. Prior to his work and background in interactive and new media, he was a music critic for outlets like salon.com, npr.com, and the Village Voice.


Past Collaborators

DANCERS

Phillip Adams (1991)
Barbara Boolukos (1983)
Elizabeth Caron (1986)
Nikki Castro (1986)
Scott Clark (1983)
Frances Craig (1993)
Jeanine Durning (2006)
Steven Edwards 1996)
Kathleen Fisher (2003)
Sarah Gamblin (1995)
Lucy Guerin (1991)
Angie Hauser (2000)
Heidi Henderson (1993)
Kathleen Hermesdorf (2002)
Kristina Isabelle (2006)
Ted Johnson (1996)
Darrell Jones (1997)
Renee Lemieux (1984)
Anna Leo (1983)
Amy Lieberman (1984)
Conor McTeague (1994)
Cynthia Oliver (2006)
Elizabeth Pape (1998)
Anthony Phillips (1995)
Renee Redding-Jones (1993)
Byron Richard (1983)
Shelley Senter (1984)
Scott Smith (1987)
Earnie Stevenson (1986)
Colleen Thomas (1995)
Erin Thompson (1983)
Keith Thompson (2006)
David Thomson (1984)
Steven Washington (1994)
Jeremy Weichsel (1988)
Rebecca Wortman (1995)
Melissa Wynn (1997)
Cheng-Chieh Yu (1995)
Yeng-Fan Yu (2007)

 

 

 

OTHER ARTISTS

Holly Anderson (1986)
Caroline Beasley-Baker (1990)
Vita Berezina-Blackburn (2003)
Jay Bolotin (1990)
Don Byron (1994)
Maya Ciarrocchi (2003)
Ann DeVelder (2011)
Amy Downs (1991)
Kit Fitzgerald (1994)
Fred Frith (1989)
Hearn Gadbois (1983)
Ain Gordon (1992)
Robin Holcomb (1994)
Christopher Hyams-Hart (1987)
Isaac Julien (1997)
Jonathan Kane (1984)
Robert Kushner (1988)
Eve Andrée Laramée (1992)
Ralph Lemon (1986)
Mimi Lien (2012)
Christian Marclay (1992)
Albert Mathias (2003)
Katherine Maurer (1992)
Michael Mazzola (1986)
Carol McDowell (1986)
Darren Morze (2012)
Naoko Nagata (2000)
Scott Pask (1998)
Lenny Pickett (1985)
Stan Pressner (1992)
Liz Prince (1997)
Hahn Rowe (1999)
Sadiq (1998)
Saqqara Dogs (1986)
George Sempepos (1986)
Robert Schefman (1984)
Ken Tabachnick (1992)
Mike Vargas (1985)
Michael Wall (2010)
Talvin Wilks (1997)

ADMINISTRATORS

Caterina Bartha (2003)
Sara Coffey (1996)
Foundation for Independent Artists (1988)
Nicole Garlando (2011)
Colleen Leonardi (2008)
Tricia Pierson (1988)
Ann Rosenthal (1988)
Jenny Tool (2000)
Aliza Trujillo (2001)
Cathy Zimmerman (1997)

 

Board of Directors

Linda Adams
Holly Anderson
Caroline Beasley-Baker
Lupe Echevaria
Robert Kushner
Michael Mazzola
Diana Mitchell
Susan Murphy
Harvey Siegel
Kevin Thompson
David Thomson
Dana Whitco
Peter Zajonc

 

Production Staff

Chloe Brown
Cody Chen
Elisha Clark
J. Ryan Graves
Leo Jenks
Ryan Osborn
Christopher Plant

 

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