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On Your Feet Works

Choreography, Performance & Teaching

Choreography, Performance & Teaching
Workshops & Classes
Literary Resume
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Patrice Miller
New York, NY
(516) 859 - 3326


Hunter College, New York, NY
Interdisciplinary Bachelors in Dance, English (double degree) with Cultural Anthropology studies.


Golden Key Honor Society Invitation
Hunter College Scholar's Scholarship
Thomas Hunter Honors College


Broadway Dance Center, Peridance Center, Hunter College – New York, NY
Ballet (Voganova, American, Cechetti): Natalia Stavro, Dorit Koppel, Catherine Greene
Jazz (VOP, Contemporary): Frank Hatchett, Richard Pierlon
Theatre (Fosse, Robbins): Amanda Turner, Diana Laurenson
Modern (Graham, Limon, Contemporary): Sebastian Sabatier-Curiel, Merle Holloman, Vicky Shick, Natalie Desch 
West African: Jacqueline Gaffney
Composition: Jana Feinman
Improvisation: Jordan Fuchs
Music: Gerald Otte, Mary White
Community enrichment, development -- Urban Bush Women Summer Institute -- Jawole Zollar, director


Choreography: period pieces; work with non-dancers; work with children; Composition and score-reading skills; working knowledge of art, architecture, tech theatre ; Audition dances

Direction: above; pantomime, physical theater experience; historical research

Performance: experience in pantomime, physical theatre; understudying and last minute work

Arts education, art-as-education facilitator; Community building through the arts leadership

Recent Choreography & Appearances:


September 11, 2006 -- Rise solo -- September Concert at the Merchant's Gate/Columbus Circle of Central Park -- New York, NY

July, 2006 -- Place Matters -- Urban Bush Women Summer Institute -- Jawole Zollar, artistic director -- Brooklyn, NY -- Read Jenniger Dunning's NY Times Article that included the performance as one of 2006's dance highlights:

July, 2006 -- Installation Solos -- Mesmerize: A Midsummer's Night with Art for Progress -- Art for Progress -- Bridgehampton, NY

May, 2006 -- Open Composition Solos Performance -- Choreographer, Dancer -- Hunter College, New York, NY

November, 2005 --- Hunter College Dance Department Fall Concert --- Dancer -- Hunter College, New York, NY

March 2005 -- Cabaret -- Choreographer -- Dir. Iriz Ziber -- Brookdale Theater, New York, NY

Nov. 2004 -- NYC Marathon -- Dancer -- Renee Stakey; Dice

Sept. 2004 -- Murder By Music -- Choreographer -- Dir. Steven Ryan* , Prod. Lisa Darcy -- Dillon's, NYC (*Equity)

Recent Youth Theater Work:
August, 2006 -- Fiddler on the Roof -- Choreographer -- Dir. Jim Conway, Musical Dir. Allison Shapiro -- St Thomas the Apostle Youth Theater -- Hempstead, NY
April, 2006 -- Carousel --- Choreographer --- Dir. Jennifer Hayes --- Friends Seminary --- New York, NY
March, 2006 --- The Sound of Music --- Choreographer --- Dir. May White --- Sacred Heart Academy --- Hempstead, NY
November, 2005 --- West Side Story --- Choreographer --- Dir. Mike Bruno, Music Dir. Sally Zehnter --- Chaminade High School --- Mineola, NY
August, 2005 --- The Music Man --- Choreographer, Asst Director -- Dir. Allison Shapiro -- St. Thomas the Apostle Youth Theater --- Hempstead, NY
March, 2005 --- Oliver --- Choreographer --- Dir. Mary White --- Sacred Heart Academy --- Hempstead, NY
August, 2004 --- Guys & Dolls --- Choreographer --- Dir. Allison Shapiro --- St. Thomas the Apostle Youth Theater --- Hempstead, NY
July, 2004 --- Godspell --- Choreographer -- Dir. Mike Rogers --- St. Bernard’s Youth Community --- Levittown, NY

Recent Teaching:
Consistent work as a visiting artist to various youth theaters, high schools and community centers, see "Youth Theater Work".
July-August, 2005 -- Park Slope Day Camp -- Dance Specialist, Middle Camp -- Brooklyn, NY
June, 2005 -- Theater for Ballet Workshop -- Dance Forum, New York, NY
Sept.- Dec., 2004 -- Stacy’s School of Dance -- Jazz and ballet teacher --Queens, NY

Other Skills/Interests:

Willing to work with singers, non-dancers; Experience with mentally and physically handicapped children; Musician; Driver’s License; Teaching Experience

References, Videos, Extended list of work available upon request.

References Available on Request

The body is a sacred garment. - Martha Graham