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2018 NxMW

Billet-Doux

Billet-Doux

Directed by Rachel Miller and Chien-An Yuan

Experimental, Short / USA / 2017 / 6:50 mins / English / Black & White / Digital

Plays In:
Black and White Shorts

2nd Floor Boardroom
March 17, 2018 12:45 pm

Plays In:
Black and White Shorts

Epic Theatre
March 17, 2018 5:00 pm

Description


Director's Bio

Chien-An Yuan is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Ann Arbor, MI. His work has been featured in The New Yorker, Salon, ArtSlant, Huffington Post, and WNYC. Past exhibitions include The Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gene Siskel Film Center, Museum of Chinese in America NYC, Syrup Loft, Zhou B Arts Center, Asian American Cultural Center of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Hyde Park Art Center, and Gallery 312.

Rachel Miller is a company dancer, instructor, choreographer, and Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival (RAD Fest) Curator for Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers, Southwest Michigan’s premiere professional modern dance company. She attended The Ohio State University as a Dance Major, holds a BA in Creative Writing through Western Michigan University, and an MFA in Dance through Hollins University in partnership with the former Forsythe Company of Frankfurt, Germany. Rachel has performed all over the country, and her choreographic and screendance works have been presented in the Midwest RAD Fest in Kalamazoo, Detroit Dance City Festival in Detroit, Big River Dance Festival in Huntington, South Bend, Las Vegas, New Orleans, New York, Fringe Festival Praha (Prague), Indianapolis, and has had a piece of choreography commissioned as a work of study for the Lincoln Center Institute for Aesthetic Education Kalamazoo Chapter. Rachel is a 2005 recipient of the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation Emerging Artist Grant and a 2010 recipient of the Kalamazoo Artist Development Initiative grant. Miller has sat on the adjudication panels for the Motor City Dance on Film Festival, RAD Festival, and ACDA. She is also a certified Pilates instructor, has been an Aerial Artist for ZFX Flying Effects in Louisville, and has taught in the Western Michigan University Dance Department and at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.


Credits

Director : Chien-An Yuan
Writer : Chien-An Yuan
Producer: Chien-An Yuan, Rachel Miller
Director: Rachel Miller
Writer: Rachel Miller
Key Cast: Rachel Miller


Plays in


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Black and White Shorts

2nd Floor Boardroom
March 17, 2018 12:45 pm

Plays In:
Black and White Shorts

Epic Theatre
March 17, 2018 5:00 pm