Baryshnikov Arts Center

Past Artist
Baryshnikov Arts Center Resident Artist

Beth Gill

Choreographer Beth Gill will develop I’m not supposed to be here, a performance in the round for five dancers, investigating themes of intimacy, alienation, paralysis, and agency.

Martha Duffy Resident Artist



Artist Bio
Beth Gill

Beth Gill

Beth Gill is a choreographer who has been making contemporary dance and performance in New York City since 2005. Her body of work critically examines issues within the fields of contemporary dance and performance studies, through a focused exploration of aesthetics and perception. Gill has been commissioned by New York Live Arts, The Chocolate Factory Theater, The Kitchen, and Dance Theater Workshop.

Her performances have toured nationally and internationally at Fusebox, The Nazareth College Dance Festival, and Dance Umbrella. Gill is a 2012 Foundation for Contemporary Art Grant recipient, a current member of The Hatchery Project and a 2015-2016 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Extended Life Artist in Residence. In 2011 Gill was awarded two New York State Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer and the Juried Award” for the choreographer exhibiting some of the most interesting and exciting ideas happening in dance in New York City today.” She was awarded a 2013-2015 New York City Center Choreography Fellow. In 2012 Dance Magazine named her one of the top 25 artists to watch. 

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All photos: Alex Escalate