By weaving together movement, song, and text, Miguel Gutierrez creates process-focused dance performances where experimentation and emotionally driven action lie at the center of the work. His trilogy, Age & Beauty
, is a meditation on queerness, artmaking, and middle age. The third installment, DANCER
, premiered in 2015 at Live Arts Bard at the Fisher Center. He received three BESSIE Awards: two for his choreography and one as a dancer in the John Jasperse Company
. He received the Guggenheim and Foundation for Contemporary Art Fellowships and support from MAP Fund, National Dance Project, National Performance Network, and Creative Capital, among others. He invented DEEP AEROBICS
, which he describes as an “absurdist workout for the radical in us.” He is a Feldenkrais Method practitioner and has authored a book called WHEN YOU RISE UP
(53rd State Press, 2013). He is currently creating music for Antonio Ramos’ new piece, touring Age & Beauty Part 1
, and making a new album of songs.