Photo byTom Caravaglia

Photo byTom Caravaglia

 

JENNIFER MULLER (JMTW Artistic Director/Founder) has been an influence in the dance world for over 47 years. She is known for her visionary approach and innovations in dance/theater, multi-discipline productions incorporating the spoken word, live and commissioned music, artist-inspired décor, media and unusual production elements. Muller has created over 125 pieces, including seven full evening productions, collaborating with such artists as Keith Haring, Keith Jarrett, Yoko Ono, David van Tieghem, Burt Alcantara, Marty Beller and Jeff Croiter. Muller's prolific career has led to honors: founding member of the World Arts Council, Fortaleza's 2010 Trophy of Cultural Responsibility, Joyce Theater's 25@25 Initiative, American Masterpieces:Artistic Genius Grant and the publication Transformation & Continuance: Jennifer Muller and the Reshaping of American Modern Dance.....An internationally renowned teacher and mentor of creative talent, Muller has developed a personalized technique informed by Eastern philosophy. TanzPlan Berlin chose Muller Polarity Technique as one of seven unique contemporary dance techniques for its publication/DVD Tanztechnik 2010. Creating and re-staging pieces for 26 international repertory companies in nine countries, Muller's commissions include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Tanz-Forum Köln, Lyon Opera Ballet, Bat Dor, Ballet Jazz de Montreal, Ballet Contemporaneo, Argentina, Nederlands Dans Theater, NDT3 and The Spiral Show in China among others. This year, she created Interview: The Warhol Project for Introdans in The Netherlands. An award-winning choreographer, Muller's choreography for theater/opera productions include The Public Theater, 2nd Stage Theater, NY Stage & Film, and the New York City Opera. Above all, dance has been Ms. Muller's passion and creative voice since she was a child. A Juilliard Graduate and former member of Jose Limón, Pearl Lang and Louis Falco (as Associate Artistic Director) Companies, now, as a result of years of productive creativity, her work has been seen on stage and television in 45 countries.