BENJAMIN MILLEPIED is a world-renowned choreographer, dancer, and rising filmmaker. His ballets are in the repertory of major dance companies around the world, including the New York City Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, the Mariinsky Ballet, Ballet de Genève, the Lyon Opera Ballet, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet, among others. His collaborators include composers and artists such as Nico Muhly, David Lang, Christopher Wool, Barbara Kruger, Paul Cox, Rodarte, Thierry Escaich, and Santiago Calatrava.
In 2010, Benjamin choreographed and starred in the award-winning film Black Swan. During the same year that he cofounded The Amoveo Company, 2012, he also founded the Los Angeles Dance Project. Since then, he has directed a number of short films in collaboration with various artists, including Mark Bradford, Philip Glass, IO Echo, Lil Buck, Zeds Dead, Forest Swords, and more. In January 2013 the Paris Opera Ballet announced Millepied’s appointment as its new Director; in February 2016, Benjamin resigned from his position to embark on new projects.