Parent Artist Space Grant (2016/2017)
A Guggenheim and NYFA Fellow, Juliana F. May has created nine works since 2002, including eight evening-length pieces with commissions and encore performances from Dance Theater Workshop, New York Live Arts, The Chocolate Factory Theater, Abrons Arts Center, Barnard College, The New School, Joyce SoHo, The American Realness Festival and ImPulsTanz. May has been awarded grants and residencies through The MAP Fund, The Jerome Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Gibney Dance In Process, Brooklyn Arts Exchange and The Maggie Allesee National Center For Choreography. In 2002, May received her BA in Dance and Art History from Oberlin College and in 2012, she received an MFA in Choreography from the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee. May served as the Artistic Advisor for New York Live Arts’ Fresh Tracks Residency Program from 2017-19 and has been on faculty at Sarah Lawrence College since 2017. Folk Incest, May’s newest work, premiered at Abrons Arts Center in the Fall of 2018, with encore performances as a part of The American Realness festival and at ImpulsTanz, The Vienna International Dance Festival in 2019. Folk Incest will continue to tour in 2020.