Kate Corby

Film Artist

Kate Corby is a contemporary choreographer, movement educator and performer. She has shown her work extensively in the US and in Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Taiwan and Hungary, where she traveled as a Fulbright fellow. Kate is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and continues to create work with her Chicago-based company Kate Corby & Dancers. Her choreography has been called “ingenious” by the Chicago Reader, “jarringly beautiful” by the Isthmus and is consistently a Critics’ Pick in Time Out Chicago. Kate was also featured in Dance Magazine as one of six choreographers “on the cusp of making waves in the larger dance world.” Her more recent projects include a residency at Experimental Film Virginia, a collaboration with video artist Orit Ben-Shitrit through a DANCE MOViES commission by EMPAC at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the City of Chicago’s SpinOff festival. Recently Kate began directing dance films, and her short film Hungars Beach was screened in 2016 in the Wisconsin Film Festival, Triskelion Arts’ Dance Film Festival, the Detroit Dance City Festival Dance Film Fest and Flatlands Dance Film Festival.

Screendance at the Alamo - 2017