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Dancer Miriam Gittens

Miriam was born and raised in Fresno, California. She grew up training at The Dance Studio of Fresno where she received a diverse dance education. In May of 2017, Miriam graduated from The Juilliard School with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance. During her time at Juilliard, Miriam performed in works by Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Paul Taylor, Richard Alston, Mathew Neenan, Zvi Gotheiner, Loni Landon, and Takehiro Ueyama. She furthered her training during summer intensives at chuthis., Bodytraffic, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Springboard Danse Montreal, and Nederlands Dans Theater. Miriam has been involved in many outreach programs and fellowships, which have allowed her to share her love for dance with audiences and students across New York City and California. She has most recently performed with chuthis. Under the direction of Peter Chu. Miriam is thrilled to be joining Ballet BC as a full time member for this upcoming season.