Hannah Verrill grew up in Brooklyn, NY where she began performing as child. She recently graduated with an MFA studio art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago focusing on performance. Verrill received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College where she studied choreography and other time-based media. While pursuing her undergraduate degree she spent a year living in the Czech Republic studying film and video with a specific interest in how those media relate to choreography. She is currently an artist-in-residence at Links Hall in Chicago, IL.