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Graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts
"Beth Gill, a native of Westchester, New York, began dancing at early age. Inspired by beloved teachers Rose-Marie Menes and Tami Horowitz, she developed a deep fascination for movement and eventually earned a degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in Dance in 2003. She acknowledges that she lacked confidence as a performer and felt that choreography was a better fit for her inquisitive personality and long-abiding curiosity about systems. In 2011, Gill received two Bessie awards for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer and the Juried Award, which is given to choreographers exhibiting innovation and excitement. During that same year, Dance Magazine named her one of the top 25 artists to watch..." – From "Dance Up Close to Beth Gill" in The Dance Enthusiast. READ FULL ARTICLE
"She [Beth] would go on to study ballet under Rose-Marie Menes--formerly of the Ballet Russe--at the Westchester Ballet Center in Yorktown Heights, New York and make her first dance when she was just thirteen. 'Rose-Marie was a traditionalist,' says Gill. 'She was extremely proud of her own lineage inside the ballet world, but she also created an environment where we were exposed to other kinds of dance. I studied Bharatanatyam, tap and jazz in her school.' Tami Horowitz, a dancer trained in Limon, introduced Gill to modern dance at age ten through her Limon-based classes for young students at the Westchester school. Gill credits Horowitz for integrating creative movement exercises into her classes." –From "Beth Gill: The Elusive 'Why'," in Dancer's Turn. READ FULL ARTICLE
Beth Gill in NY times http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/17/arts/dance/review-beth-gills-portrait-study-improvised-death-at-the-live-ideas-festival.html?_r=0