Andrea Miller, artistic director of Gallim Dance, is known for visceral, imaginative work and her Ailey II debut, Psūkhe (pronounced 'pSEE-hee') is no exception. This energetic full company work features unexpected partnering and complex solos set to the electronic music of Nicolas Jaar. The title is an Ancient Greek word meaning 'life’s breath, spirit, and soul' and is the origin for the English word 'psyche.'
About Andrea Miller
Andrea Miller has established herself as a groundbreaking artist and choreographer relentless in her study of the deeper meanings of movement within the human experience. A sought-after creator and collaborator in art, film, theater, and fashion, in 2017–18 Miller became the first choreographer to be named Artist in Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is also a Guggenheim Fellow, Princess Grace Fellow, Jerwood Fellow and in 2018 she was featured in Forbes as a female entrepreneur and leader in the dance world. Miller is the founder and artistic director of internationally renowned dance company, Gallim, based in Brooklyn where the company provides opportunities for movement study, creativity, and performance.
* "Killing Time" and "No" from the album Siren, published by Other People LLC
Members of Ailey II in Psūkhe, photo by Nir Arieli