Performer & Educator
Miryam Coppersmith (she/they) is a Philadelphia-based performance artist and educator who aims to create spaces for transformation for her collaborators, audience, and greater community.
She works with movement, speech, and sound coming from her own body, drawing on training in Contact Improvisation, Six Viewpoints, acting, Black American social dance, and other influences.
Miryam holds a BA in Dance and Creative Writing from Oberlin College. She is 2023 Mitsui Collective Kollelnik, a 2020 Get What You Need artist in residence and has presented work at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, SoLow Fest, You Can’t Fail, Fresh Juice, and more. Miryam is a writer and editor for the online dance journal thINKingDANCE un zi red a bisl Yiddish.
Photo: Johanna Austin
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