Solo/Duo Dancing: A Choreographic Practice
Bebe Miller, choreographer, performer, writer and master teacher, first came to Bearnstow as a child, where her passion for dance and nature emerged. She formed Bebe Miller Company in 1985. She has collaborated with a variety of artists along with the dancers who share her studio practice and from whom she's learned what dancing can reveal. Her choreography has garnered four “Bessie” awards and been performed in the US, Europe, South America and Africa. A Professor in Dance at Ohio State University from 2000 to 2016, she is a United States Artists Ford Fellow, a Doris Duke Foundation Artist, and was honored by the Kennedy Center as one of the Masters of African American Choreography. Her latest ebook, How Dancing Is Built, is available online.
Angie Hauser is a Bessie Awardwinning choreographer and performer. Her work is grounded in improvisation and collaboration. She is a principal collaborator with Bebe Miller Company contributing to the work as a dancer, performer, and writer for 20 years. She also creates performance work with long-time collaborator Chris Aiken. She has taught dance technique, choreography, contact improvisation and improvisation throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. She received her MFA from Ohio State University and is currently an associate professor of dance at Smith College in Northampton, MA.