Meryl Murman


Artist Bio

Meryl Murman is a New Orleans based choreographer and filmmaker engaged with the intersection of movement and cinema. Her performance work and award winning films have been presented internationally in London, Madrid, Berlin, and Nice, and nationally in NYC (Soho Rep), Los Angeles (REDCAT), Austin Texas (Fusebox Festival). Most recently her choreography, The Lipstick, had its national premier as part of the Contemporary Art Center’s 40th Anniversary season in New Orleans, LA and internationally at Kunstquartier Bethanian in Berlin Germany. It was nominated for a 2016 Big Easy Award for Outstanding Choreography.

She has taught and presented her research on movement and image making processes at ImPulsTanz in Vienna, Austria and in residency at IZOLYATSIA in Kiev Ukraine, and FIX-in Art in Thessaloniki Greece, as well as various universities in the US. She is the artistic director of FLOCK, a cohort of unique individuals dedicated to creating offbeat performances and stretching the boundaries of contemporary dance in New Orleans, LA.

Photo credit: Sam Ernst
Dancers: Eric Namaky, Liv Rush

Photo credit: Sam Ernst Dancers: Eric Namaky, Liv Rush

Photo credit: Sam Ernst
Dancers: Eric Namaky, Liv Rush


Currently she is an Artist in Residence at IZOLYATSIA in Kyiv Ukraine where she is shooting her first foreign film with funding from U.S. Embassy Kyiv, and is excited to return to the States to finish her feature length dance that is a film/film that is a dance ways of forgetting that is currently in production. BFA NYU Tisch, MFA Choreography and Integrated Media California Institute for the Arts.

Full CV available upon request.