Trained as an actor at the Jacques Lecoq School and the Dell’ Arte School of Physical Theater, Colin Gee was the founding Whitney Live artist-in-residence at the Whitney Museum. Recipient of a 2012 Rome Prize in Design and a 2011 EMPAC Dance Movies Commission, other commissions have included works for SFMOMA and the Whitney Museum. Frequently collaborating with sibling/composer Erin Gee, projects have included SLEEP (2009, Zürich Opera House), Mouthpiece XIII, Mathilde of Loci, Part I (2009, American Composer’s Orchestra, Carnegie Hall), Mouthpiece XX (2014, Vienna Konzerthaus) with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, and Mouthpiece VI+I (2014, Chicago) with Fonema Consort. Works in New York have been premiered at PS122, The Chocolate Factory, Joyce Theater, Whitney Museum, and many others. From 2000 to 2004 he was a clown with Cirque du Soleil.
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