Faye Driscoll

Performing Arts, 2013

Faye Driscoll is a Bessie Award-winning choreographer and director who strives to investigate new forms of theatrical experience aimed to provoke feeling, stimulate the senses and activate the mind. Driscoll has been called “a startlingly original talent” by The New York Times and “the most promising performing artist of her generation” by The Weekly Standard. She has choreographed four evening-length works with commissions from The Kitchen, the Wexner Center for the Arts, Dance Theater Workshop, American Dance Festival and HERE Arts Center. Her work has been supported by a 2013 Foundation for Contemporary Art grant, a National Dance Project NEFA production and touring award, multi-year support from the Jerome Foundation and the Greenwall Foundation, and a LMCC Fund for Creative Communities grant. She has collaborated extensively with theater artists, including Young Jean Lee, Cynthia Hopkins, Taylor Mac, Jennifer Miller and NTUSA. Her video,Loneliness, was featured in Younger than Jesus at the New Museum in 2009. Her work has toured to the Wexner Center for the Arts, Fusebox Festival, UCLA and ICA/Boston, with upcoming tours to CounterPULSE, the Wexner Center for the Arts, ADF and The Yard.

Awards and Accomplishments

2016: Faye Driscoll has won a 2016 Doris Duke Artist Award

2015: LMCC Extended Life Commission

2014: New England Foundation for the Arts National Dance Project Award

2014: New England Foundation for the Arts General Operating Grant

2014: Multi-Arts Production Fund Award

2014: New York State Council on the Arts


Headlands Center for the Arts' Alumni New Works Award


Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant


Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient