Jennifer Miller is the founder and director and of Circus Amok, New York’s only free, one ring, no-animal, queer, circus spectacular. She is the author of Cracked Ice or The Jewels of the Forbidden Skates and The Golden Racket. She maintains an ongoing dance practice performing with Cathy Weiss, Jennifer Monson, and John Jaasperse. She is a Professor of Performance at Pratt Institute. She was awarded a “Bessie” (a New York Dance and Performance Award) in 1995 and an OBIE in 2000. She is the recipient of the 2008 Ethyl Eichelberger Award.