A Celebration of the Life of Sam Miller (1952-2018) – Danspace Project
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A Celebration of the Life of Sam Miller (1952-2018)

Photo courtesy of the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University; image by Brendan Plake.
Photo courtesy of the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University; image by Brendan Plake.

Save the date:

A Celebration of the Life of Sam Miller (1952-2018)

Saturday, September 15, 2018
11am-10pm

at Danspace Project
St. Mark’s Church
131 East 10th Street
New York, NY

The dance community will honor the life of Sam Miller who passed away on May 1, 2018. Miller’s profound care for, and passion for, dance drove his life’s work. He was the founder of the National Dance Project and the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) at Wesleyan University among many other impactful cultural initiatives across the United States over the past 30 years. Organized by Ralph Lemon, Judy Hussie-Taylor, and the Danspace Project team, the day will begin with remarks by Miller’s friends and family followed by performances through the afternoon and evening.

A full schedule will be available in late August.

Participating artists include: Kyle Abraham, luciana achugar, Michelle Boulé, Trisha Brown Dance Company, Wally Cardona, Ann Carlson, Chey Chankethya, Grisha Coleman, Faye Driscoll, Eiko & Koma, Moriah Evans, Daria Fain, Beth Gill, Ain Gordon, Gaelen Hanson, Trajal Harrell, Maria Hassabi, John Jasperse, Margie Jenkins, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Darrell Jones, John Kelly, Claudia LaRocco, Ralph Lemon, Liz Lerman, Jodi Melnick, Sarah Michelson, Bebe Miller, Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener, Tere O’Connor, Okwui Okpokwasili, Jimena Paz, Will Rawls, Dana Reitz, Ralph Samuelson, Kaneza Schaal, Megan Schubert, David Thomson, Reggie Wilson

Artforum, Passages: Sam Miller (1952-2018) by Judy Hussie-Taylor

Open Call: Sam Miller’s Book