Monday, December 29, 2008

New York -- Miguel Gutierrez

New York – Miguel Gutierrez
Miguel Gutierrez is a Brooklyn based dance and music artist. He creates group work in collaboration with dancers, visual and music artists as the director of Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People, and he also makes solos. In the U.S. his work has been presented at Dance Theater Workshop and The Kitchen in New York, ODC in San Francisco, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Flynn Center in Burlington, and Diverseworks in Houston. Internationally it has toured to several venues and festivals such as Kampnagel in Hamburg, Explore Festival in Bucharest, ImPulsTanz in Vienna, Springdance in Utrecht, and London Calling in Bologna. He has received support from the NEA, Jerome Foundation, and Rockefeller MAP Fund. He is twice the winner of a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award: in 2002 for dancing with John Jasperse Company and in 2006 as a choreographer for Retrospective Exhibitionist and Difficult Bodies. He is currently touring in Alain Buffard’s (Not) a Love Song. As a singer, he has performed with My Robot Friend, Antony and the Johnsons and Speller. He teaches regularly around the world and he invented DEEP AEROBICS. He performed the original freedom of information in 2001 and he is responsible for assembling the artists for foi 2008.
photo by Alex Escalante

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