Ginger Farley has been a dancer, teacher, dancemaker, and dance advocate in Chicago since1978. She danced with the Hubbard Street Dance Company from 1978-1988. Teaching credits include the Lou Conte Dance Studio, the Dance Center of Columbia College and The Chicago Academy for the Arts. From 1996-2001 she directed The 58 Group, an ensemble of musicians and dancers that explored the relationship of music and movement in live performance, with colleague Cameron Pfiffner. She has also choreographed for theater, most notably the Çourt Theatre production of The Iphigenia Cycle directed by JoAnn Akalaitis and her work has also been seen on broadcast television. 


In 2003 she was the recipient of the Chicago Dancemakers lab artist award. She now produces her work independently, is a member of the consortium that directs the Chicago Dancemakers Forum, serves on the Performance Programs committee at the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Board of Directors for Links Hall and participates actively in the community to support the performing arts and dance related initiatives.