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Gabi and Greg at the Philadelphia showing in September 2017. Photo: Hanbit Kwon

Gabi and Greg at the Philadelphia showing in September 2017. Photo: Hanbit Kwon

gabrielle revlock

Dance Artist

Gabrielle Revlock is a performer and dance-maker working out of Philadelphia and New York. She is known for her signature work with the hoop and her “inventive,” “rambunctious,” and “mesmerizing” choreography. National presenters include American Dance Festival, ThirdBird, JACK, Gibney Dance Center, Center for Performance Research, New York Live Arts, Omi International Arts Center, FringeArts, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Seattle International Dance Festival, Philadelphia Dance Projects, ODC, Velocity Dance Center, Dance Place, DanceNOW, Bryn Mawr College, Provincetown Dance Festival, Joyce SoHo, and The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Internationally she has performed in Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, Hungary and Russia. Her work has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Independence Foundation, a LAB Fellowship through FringeArts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, SCUBA National Touring Network for Dance, Puffin Foundation, Philadelphia-Poland Exchange and Philadelphia-Budapest Exchange. In 2011 she won a finalist prize at The A.W.A.R.D. Show. Choreographic residencies include Chez Bushwick, Dance Omi and Fresh Tracks. As a dancer, she has performed for Lucinda Childs, Susan Rethorst, Leah Stein, Jumatatu Poe, Christopher Williams, Bill Young, Jody Oberfelder, and is a company member with Jane Comfort and Company. Revlock has taught at Gibney Dance Center, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, American Dance Festival, Vassar College, Rowan University, Swarthmore College, Abrons Arts Center, and The Philadelphia School among others. Interested in bridging experimentation and populism, she created the online video So You Think You Can’t Understand Contemporary Dance?, a two-minute conversation with her favorite five-year-old. Gabrielle hold a BA in Art History from Vassar College.