Works and Commissions

Value Talk: Sarah Michelson: On Devotion Study #3 and Devotion Study #4, the experience of sharing an artist and work between institutions, presented by MoMA at New York City Center, New York, NY, May 14, 2014

4, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, January 24-26, 29-February 2, 2014

Devotion Study #3 (work in progress) MoMA Some sweet day series curated by Ralph Lemon, New York, NY, November 2-4, 2012

Not a Lecture/Performance Crossing the Line Festival, FIAF, Tinker Auditorium, New York, NY, October 12, 2012

Devotion Study #1, The American Dancer The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, March 1-11, 2012

Devotion On The Boards, Seattle, WA, March 10-13, 2011

Devotion ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA, February 28 – March 6, 2011

Devotion Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, February 17-19, 2011

Devotion The Kitchen, New York, NY, January 14-16, 19-22, 2011

CanDoCo Dance Company Commission, London, March 3 – April 29, 2010

Dover Beach The Kitchen, New York, NY, June 2009

Dover Beach, Chapter Arts, Cardiff, Wales, UK, September 2008

DOGS, Tanz im August, The Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Germany, August, 2007

DOGS, Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival, New York, NY, October 2006

Swan Lake, Transitions Dance Company, London, May 2006

Daylight (Seattle), On the Boards, Seattle, WA, October 2005

Daylight (Minneapolis), Walker Art Center, (Commissioner) Minneapolis, MN, September 2005

Daylight, Performance Space 122 (Co-commissioner), New York, NY, June 2005

Love is Everything, Lyon Opera Ballet (Commissioner), Lyon, France May 2005

Shadowmann, Tanz im August, Berlin, August 2004

Shadowmann, Zurich Theatre Spektakel Festival, August 2004

Shadowmann, Venice Biennale, July 2004

Shadowmann, SommerSzene, Salzburg, Austria July 2004

Shadowmann, The Cutting Edge Festival, Frankfurt, Germany, June 2004

219, Casa Hoffman, Curitiba, Brazil, July 2003

Shadowmann, The Kitchen and P.S. 122, New York, NY, March/April 2003

The Apartment, 857 5th Avenue, New York, NY, February 2003

NGE, Movement Research at Judson Church, New York, NY, January 2003

Dancing, Danspace Project at St. Marks Church, New York, NY, October 2002

Group Experience, Zurcher Theater Spektakel, Zurich, Switzerland, August 2002

ONE NIGHT ONLY THE WHEATLY BALLET, Lexington Arts Center, Lexington, NY, June 2002

Grivdon at the Grivdon Lawn, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Mass., June 2002

The Experts, White Oak Dance Project, May 2002

Grivdon at the Grivdon Concrete, The Kitchen, New York, NY, April/May 2002

Group Experience, P.S. 122, New York, NY, October 2001

I’m in Fawn, The Kitchen, New York, NY, February 2001

Prelude to Fawn, BAX, Brooklyn, NY, January 2001

Plether, Die Pratze, Tokyo, Japan, July 2000

Hot Heap, Die Pratze, Tokyo, Japan, July 2000

AUT NORM, The Congress Theater, Chicago, Illinois, June 2000

Aut Norm, P.S. 122, NYC, April 2000

Blister Me, Dixon Place, New York, NY, April 2000

Miami 3XLA, The Kitchen, New York, NY, December 1999

Spit and the Believers, Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, New York, NY, March 1999

Glory Glory Glory, Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, New York, NY, November 1993

Where God is Now, Cunningham Studio, NYC, April 1992

Cindy Camille Sheila and Shirley, New Performance Gallery, San Francisco, 1990


Upcoming Works and Commissions

4 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN September/October 2015


Awards and Grants

Doris Duke Artist Award, 2012

The Bucksbaum Award, 2012

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2009

Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grants to Artists Award, 2008

Alpert Award in Dance, 2006

Creative Capital, 2006

American Music Center Live Music for Dance Program, 2006, 2007, 2009

The DSJJ Fund, 2010

The Jerome Foundation, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, 2005
The Rockefeller MAP Fund Award, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010

Meet the Composer, Commissioning USA, 2008

New York Foundation for the Arts BUILD Award, 2004, 2010

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, 2010

New England Foundation for the Arts, National Dance Project Grant, 2004, 2010

National Performance Network Creation Fund, 2004, 2010

The Fund for U.S. Artists at International Festivals and Exhibitions, Arts International, 2002, 2004

The Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund, 2004, 2009, 2011

Yellow House Fund, 2011

Altria Group, Inc. 2002, 2003, 2004

NY Dance and Performance Award, “Bessie,” 2002, 2003, 2007

DNA Project Grant, Arts International, September 2002

Der Foerder Prize Zurich, September 2002