Gus Reed is a filmmaker, photographer and performer
from Cape Cod, based in New York City since 2010.
He graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University
with departmental honors and the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts
for his first feature screenplay, "Wilderness," in May 2014.
In 2014, he became an Associate Editor for
The George Balanchine Foundation's Video Archives.
In 2016, he was promoted to Senior Editor.
Other recent and ongoing projects include videos with
New York City Ballet, The Jerome Robbins Foundation,
The New York Choreographic Institute, Liz Gerring Dance Company, Trainor Dance, Jodi Melnick, Claudia Schreier, Kayla Farrish, Maggie Segale and JW ANDERSON. Together with pianist Audrey Vardanega, he created a performance series called Camera Music, screening original video/dance works with live music.
He made his Broadway debut as a performer in the
2020 revival of West Side Story, directed by Ivo van Hove,
with choreography by Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker.
He will begin a two-year fellowship in directing at the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles in Fall 2020.
photo by Sam Wallander