Milton Myers

Biography

Milton Myers performed with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and was Director of the Trisler Danscompany for six years.  He has taught for the Ballet Hispanico, New Danish Dance Theatre, Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal, Batsheva, Matthew Bourne's Male Swan Lake Company on Broadway and Ballet Stagium in Brazil.  He is a professional instructor for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and is an instructor and resident choreographer for Philadanco.  Mr. Myers is currently on faculty at the Juilliard School and the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. program, and has taught throughout Europe, Israel, South America, South Africa, and Canada.  He has choreographed for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Judith Jamison, Carmen de Lavallade, Danish Dance Theater and Philadanco.  The International Association of Blacks in Dance honored Mr. Myers for his artistry and contributions.  He has been director of the modern and contemporary program at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for 24 years.