Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller


Miller is the youngest daughter of two Jewish-turned-Quaker professors and she grew up in Connecticut and California. Miller became involved in the performing arts and theater while in high school, and was involved in the downtown dance scene in New York in the early 1980s. In her career as a performing artist, which has spanned over 20 years, she has performed with numerous choreographers and dancers, several circus companies, and in the Coney Island SideShow.

In 1989, she founded the acclaimed NYC political performance troupe Circus Amok and has directed it ever since. She was also a focus of Tami Gold's documentary "Juggling Gender" and Circus Amok has been the subject of numerous documentary films. Miller is widely recognized for her work and is the recipient of awards including the Obie, Bessie, BAX 10, and most recently the Ethyl Eichelberger Award. She currently teaches in New York at Pratt Institute, and has taught at several universities including UCLA, Cal Arts, Scripps College, and NYU.

ee also

*Bearded Lady
*Circus Amok

External links

* [ New York Times article on Jennifer Miller] , 1995, from Includes pictures.
* [ Founder of political theater/circus to perform at MCLA]
* [ Circus Amok website]
* [ The Independent Student Publication of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts] , 2007

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