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Gavin Price

New York City, NY

Gavin Price is a multidisciplinary performing and technical artist. He is a classically trained actor and vocalist, and plays over ten instruments. He is also a sound designer and engineer, as well as a Motion Capture technician. He has toured nationally & internationally with the critically acclaimed theater group Elevator Repair Service as both actor and sound designer. He has performed and designed across the country in museum installations (MCA’s Arguendo; MoMA’s A Sort of Joy (Thousands of Exhausted Things); New Museum’s XX-ID; Metropolitan Museum of Art’s The Return of Adam; Walker Art Center’s Fondly, Collette Richland) and extensively in New York City (Public Theater, New York Theater Workshop, HERE Arts Center, St Anne’s, PS122, LaMaMa, Soho Rep, River2River Festival). From 2011-2014, he was production manager for Face the Music, the country’s only youth orchestra devoted to music by living composers, who has collaborated and performed with Kronos Quartet, Nico Muhly, Angelica Negron, Bang on a Can, among others.

A Sort of Joy (Thousands of Exhausted Things)

A collaboration between Elevator Repair Service Theater and The Office For Creative Research. Using MoMA’s collections database of 123,951 items, the two companies created a performance script that was delivered to actors electronically as they roamed throughout the second floor galleries of the museum. The artists undertook a series of computational analyses on the collections data, classifying artwork titles, for example, in terms of their grammatical construction, lexicon, or phrasing. For reference, Gavin Price first appears at 00:36.

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“Lillian (Bedroom Installation)”

Movement and music duet by CabinFever musician Gavin Price and CabinFever Dancer Emily Pacilio. This installation was a part of CabinFever’s production “Lillian,” which ran in February 2016 at the historic Florsheim Mansion in Chicago.

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