Doris Duke Artist Award, 2012
Columbus, OH and New York, NY
Bebe Miller is a choreographer, director, performer, and founder of Bebe Miller Company. For more than 25 years, she has been creating dances known for a mix of virtuosic dancing and fundamental humanity, including Verge, Landing/Place, Going To The Wall, and Necessary Beauty. She has received four Bessie Awards for choreography and direction, and is the recipient of multiple grants from NEFA National Dance Project and the MAP Fund, in addition to a Guggenheim Fellowship (1988), a Creative Capital Award (2006), and a USA Fellowship (2010). She is currently a Full Professor of Dance at Ohio State University, a Founding Fellow of the Center for Creative Research, a member of the International Artists Advisory Board of the Wexner Center and a board member emeritus of Danspace Project.