Why I Choreograph: Andrea Miller

Founder and artistic director of Gallim Dance I didn’t know what I was getting into when, at the ripe age of 11, I naively resolved to be the next Doris Humphrey. Even today I can’t truly grasp where choreography will take me. It probably all began with dancing, loving music, feeling ownership of a little somethingMore »

Working Out With: Francesca Romo

The Gallim dancer strengthens and centers her body with Gyro.     Romo in Andrea Miller’s Mama Call. Photo by Ayala Gazit, Courtesy Gallim. Though she trained classically at the Royal Ballet School in London, Francesca Romo always loved “getting dirty” in her weekly Graham class. Now, she must be both lithe and strong toMore »

Vital Signs

Gallim Glows Physical expression, humor, intensity—Gallim Dance takes these facets of performance way past the bounds of what’s comfortable or expected, with engrossing results. The company brings director Andrea Miller’s hilarious Pupil Suite and Mama Call, which draws inspiration from Miller’s Sephardic-American roots, to Wesleyan University Center for the Arts Feb. 8–9 and Temecula, CA,More »