ABOUT

Kaleena Miller is a tap dancer and choreographer based in Minneapolis.

She is Artistic Director and Co-Founder of the Twin Cities Tap Festival and Director of Kaleena Miller Dance. Additionally, she is Dance Dept. Co-Chair at St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists and a Teaching Specialist at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Kaleena is a 2015 McKnight Dance Fellow, recipient of grants from the Jerome Foundation and the Minnesota State Arts Board and was named one of DANCE Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2016. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Air Le Parc (France), Everwood Farmstead Foundation (WI) and the Southern Theater as part of their ARTshare programming.

She is a founding member of Rhythmic Circus and toured extensively with the group from 2009-2017, highlights including performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland), the Kennedy Center (DC) and the New Victory Theater (NY).

She is on staff at Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center (Minneapolis) and Betty Jo’s Dance Center (Apple Valley). She has a BFA in Dance from the University of MN- Twin Cities.

photo by Tim Rummelhoff

photo by Tim Rummelhoff