Juliana F. May
Fellow: Awarded 2016
Field of Study: Choreography
Competition: US & Canada
Juliana F. May is a New York City native with a dual degree in Dance and Art History from Oberlin College. May first studied improvisation and composition for seven years with Laurie J. Roth at the Trevor Day School in NYC. Since 2002, May has created nine works, including seven evening-length pieces with commissions and presentations from The Chocolate Factory Theater, Dance Theater Workshop, New York Live Arts, Barnard College, The New School, Joyce SoHo, The International Contemporary Ensemble (I.C.E.), The American Realness Festival and The Repertory Project, a Cleveland-based company. May has received multiple residencies through The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Gibney Dance Center, Dance Theater Workshop and Movement Research. May has received generous support from The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Map Fund and The Jerome Foundation. May also served as Dramaturge for Miguel Gutierrez’s And lose the name of action 2012. In April of 2012 New York Live Arts awarded May the inaugural Jeff Duncan award for early career choreographers. May holds an MFA in Choreography from the University Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Photograph credit: Alex Escalante