Born in 1982 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Andrea Miller is a graduate of the Juilliard School where she received her BFA in Dance. Upon graduating, she joined Ohad Naharin's Ensemble Batsheva in Israel from 2004 to 2006. While at Batsheva, Miller originated roles in Naharin's George & Zalman and resident choreographer Sharon Eyal's Part II. Prior to attending Juilliard, she was a student and performer of Doris Humphrey's works and solos under the direction of Ernestine Stodelle and Gail Corbin. In 2007, Miller returned to New York City and established Gallim Dance. In 2009, she was selected for Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch," and in April 2011, Miller and Gallim Dance were featured on its cover. Her awards include the 2009 Princess Grace Foundation Fellowship in Choreography, 2010 Princess Grace Foundation Works in Progress Award, Youth America Grand Prix Award for Emerging Choreographers, and the Mariam McGlone Choreographers Award from Wesleyan University. She is a 2012 recipient of the Joyce Theater Residency Program and a New York City Center Choreography Fellow for 2011-2012. Miller's highly sought-after works have been commissioned throughout the world. In 2012, she will create an original piece for Nederlands Dans Theater 2. Her most recent commission for Ballet Bern was presented at the Royal Opera House in London, and her collaboration with Phantom Limb was presented at BAM Next Wave in Fall 2011. From 2009 to 2011, she served as associate choreographer of Noord Nederlandse Dans, creating two new works for the company. Her strong commitment to education includes co-creating the Movement Invention Program, dedicated to teaching improvisation, with Jill Johnson and Alexandra Wells. She is also resident choreographer at Dancewave, a pre-professional dance program based in Brooklyn, and teaches master classes, workshops, and sets work on many conservatories and universities across the world. She is a 2013 Blodgett Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, co-sponsored by Harvard University's Department of Music.