Gus Reed is a filmmaker, photographer and performer
from Cape Cod, based in New York City since 2010.
He frequently makes video for and with dance.
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.
He presented "Camera Music," an evening-length collaboration with pianist Audrey Vardanega pairing live music by Bach, Schubert and Kurtag with original videodance made with Jodi Melnick, Devin Alberda, Kayla Farrish and Maggie Segale on February 28, 2019.
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.
photo by Sam Wallander