Beth Gill is a choreographer who has been making contemporary dance and performance in New York City since 2005. Her body of work critically examines issues within the fields of contemporary dance and performance studies, through a focused exploration of aesthetics and perception. Gill has been commissioned by New York Live Arts, The Chocolate Factory Theater, The Kitchen and Dance Theater Workshop. Her performances have toured nationally and internationally including: Fusebox (TX), The Nazareth College Dance Festival (NY) and Dance Umbrella (UK). Gill is a current member of the The Hatchery Project along with: luciana achugar, Paul Lazar & Annie-B Parson, Reggie Wilson, Jennifer Calienes (MANCC), Sara Coffey (Vermont Performance Lab), Craig Peterson (Red Arts Philadelphia), Brian Rogers & Sheila Lewandowski (The Chocolate Factory Theater).
Gill was a New York City Center Choreography Fellow for 2012-2013 and a 2012 Foundation for Contemporary Art Fellowship recipient. Dance Magazine named Gill one of the top 25 artists to watch in 2012. For her project Electric Midwife Gill was awarded two New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer and the Juried Award for the choreographer exhibiting some of the most interesting and exciting ideas happening in dance in New York City today. She is one of seven choreographers profiled in Michael Blackwood’s documentary New York Dance: States of Performance. Her work is also part of a growing catalog of dance online at OntheBoards.TV. Gill began her dance training with Rose Marie Menes and Tami Horowitz at the Westchester Ballet Center and then at the New York State Summer School of the Arts where she trained with Carolyn Adams and Julie Strandberg. She received a BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2003. Gill has been a guest artist at Barnard College, Eugene Lang College the New School for Liberal Arts and Arizona State University. She is currently training in New York City with Clarice Marshall.