ELEVATE CHICAGO DANCE - ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Ginger Krebs

Hey Guys

1:30pm

Randolph Square and 1st Floor Hallways

Five teammates vie for attention and primacy. As they move, herdlike, back and forth through the hallways, we monitor their drills on a remote video screen.

 

Escapes & Reversals

11:00am

Claudia Cassidy Theater

Moving images of how a person rebels, obeys, and/or copes with restriction on physical and psychological levels.

About Hey Guys 
Performers

Elise Cowin, Maddie Kodat, Naoki Nakatani, Zach Nicol, Harlan Rosen

Production Credits

Choreographer: Ginger Krebs

About the Piece

Hello. And welcome to another video. Today’s video is really fun.  People have been asking for it. 

Today’s video is Elise, Maddie, Naoki, Zach and Harlan performing a selfie “social dance” at the Cultural Center.  Thanks you guys so much for watching.  I hope you guys enjoyed.  I love you guys so much, and thank you for all the support.  I love you guys so much.  I love you.  I love you.

About Escapes & Reversals 
Performers

Ginger Krebs

Music:

Tower of Meaning, Arthur Russell

Tenderly, Rosemary Clooney, performed by Sawgovia

Carnival of the Animals (The Swan), Camille Saint Saens, performed by Ingrooves Symphony Orchestra

Backdrifts (sample), Radiohead

Love Letters, Ketty Lester, performed by Vladan Zivancevic

How to Butcher a Chicken, Mountain Man Journals

 

Videography and Editing: Aaron Granat

Assistant Videography: Ji Yang

About the Piece

ESCAPES & REVERSALS IMAGINES A ROAST: HONEY-GLAZED, SEDUCTIVELY GARNISHED AND INCAPABLE OF QUICK GET-AWAY - “MAKING DO”, FIGHTING FOR ITS LIFE AND TRANSFORMING THE SEVERE LIMITATIONS OF ITS CIRCUMSTANCE INTO TESTAMENTS OF POWER AND GRACE.

About the Artist

Website: gingerkrebs.com

Biography:

Ginger Krebs is based in Chicago, where she makes performance and sculpture.  She was a CDF Lab Artist in 2014, and was awarded a MAP Fund grant (administered by Creative Capital) in 2015. The performance supported by those awards, Buffer Overrun, earned a four-star review and was chosen for the “Best Dance of 2016” by the Chicago Tribune.

 

In 2017 Krebs presented Minor Local Slumpage, a solo exhibition of sculpture, along with an artist’s book and sculpture “tasting,” at the Chicago Artists Coalition. 

 

Krebs is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Performance and Contemporary Practices at The

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she’s taught since 2004 and created thirteen original courses.  She’s been awarded residencies at MacDowell, Djerassi, Jentel, Ragdale and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. 

 

This year Krebs was awarded an Individual Artist Program grant by the City of Chicago and a residency at the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) at Florida State University.  In June she presented a new ensemble project for The Pivot Arts Festival (Chicago), and in July she performed at the Seattle International Butoh Festival.  She’s currently a Sponsored Artist at High Concept Labs (Chicago).