Guest Artists and Faculty Presenter Bios
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2020 OhioDance Festival and Conference
April 24-26, 2020
Guest Artist James Gregg
Co-Sponsored by The Ohio State University, Department of Dance
Sullivant Hall 315
1813 North High Street
Columbus OH 43210
Colorado born, Oklahoma raised, James Gregg is an international choreographer who has created works on Whim W’Him, Groundworks, Danceworks Chicago, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, Ballet X, Northwest Dance Project, Nashville Ballet’s Emergence, Springboard Danse Project Montreal, Elements Contemporary Ballet, and Cirque du Soleil at Sea.
James was the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award. He was also the winner in 2015 of the NCC at Western Michigan University, in 2014 he won Ballet Austin’s New American talent choreographic competition, and in 2011 the winner of the International Choreographic Competition at Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur.
James is also the co-founder along side Rauf Yasit, also known as Rubberlegz, of a company based in Los Angeles known as Wewolf. They are a multi-disciplinary dance collective that is focused on creating and working on different projects that bring their methods of dance and visual arts together.
As a performer, James has worked with Bodytraffic, Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal, Aszure & Artists, Rubberband Dance Group, and River North Dance Company.Throughout his career he had the opportunity to do the works of many renowned choreographers including Victor Quijada, Barak Marshall, Aszure Barton, Crystal Pite, Rodrigo Pedernieras, Frank Chauves, Danny Ezralow, Mauro Bigonzetti, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Cayetano Soto. James also has been featured in several music videos, feature films, and in TV documentaries and specials. All these experiences have given James the tools to create his own language and have helped mold his choreographic voice and vision.
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