Muriel Miguel |
director, choreographer and actor

Muriel Miguel

Muriel Miguel - Director (Kuna/Rappahannock) is a choreographer, director and actor. She is the founder and Artistic Director of Spiderwoman Theater, the longest running Indigenous women’s theater company in North America. Muriel is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow; awarded an Honorary DFA from Miami University in Ohio; a member of the National Theatre Conference and in 2015 attended the Rauschenberg Residency. She taught at the Centre for Indigenous Theatre and is a pioneer in the development of a culturally based Indigenous performance methodology.

Choreography: Throw Away Kids - Banff Centre's Aboriginal Dance Program.

Director: Murielle Borst Tarrant's More Than Feathers and Beads; The Scrubbing Project - Turtle Gals Performance Ensemble and Evening in Paris - Raven Spirit Dance Company.

Acting: Off-Broadway's Lily’s Revenge; The Rez Sisters and The Unnatural and Accidental Women; One woman shows Hot' N' Soft, Trail of the Otter and Red Mother.

Lecture: Muriel Miguel: A Retrospective.

She facilitates Storyweaving Workshops in universities and communities across the US, Canada and Europe.