Muriel Miguel

Muriel Miguel's #LegacyLeaders Video

"When I'm working with native students I realized 
its more than just teaching theatre, it's teaching 
respect, teaching generosity, vulnerability, trust . . . 
All those things you have to teach."


Muriel Miguel, Spiderwoman Theater

She is a founder and Artistic Director of Spiderwoman Theater, the longest running Indigenous feminist theater in North America. Muriel is a 2016 John S. Guggenheim Fellow; has an Honorary DFA from Miami University in Ohio; is a member of the National Theatre Conference and attended the Rauschenberg Residency in 2015. She has pioneered the development of a culturally - based Indigenous performance methodology.


Choreography: Throw Away Kids - Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity; Director (Selected) : Material Witness - Spiderwoman Theater; The Scrubbing Project - Turtle Gals Performance Ensemble and Evening in Paris - Raven Spirit Dance Company. Acting: Off-Broadway - Taylor Mac's Lily’s Revenge; Philomena Moosetail- The Rez Sisters; Aunt Shadie - The Unnatural and Accidental Women; One woman shows - Hot' N' Soft, Trail of the Otter and Red Mother. Muriel's lecture Muriel Miguel: A Retrospective and her Storyweaving Workshops have been presented in the US, Canada and Europe.