Jake Tribus (he/him) joined Gibney Company as an Artistic Associate in 2020. A 2020 graduate of USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, Tribus’ past training includes intensives with Netherlands Dance  Theater, Batsheva Gaga Technique, The Juilliard School, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Additionally he has performed repertoire from choreographers Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite, Jîrí Kylián, Johan Inger, Paul Taylor, Victor Quijada, Aszure Barton, and Dwight Rhoden. Jake has performed on stages including The Joyce Theatre (with Gibney Company and the Glorya Kaufman School of Dance), The Shed (with A Quiet Evening of Dance by William Forsythe), the Kampnagel International Summer Festival (premiering Where There’s Form by Aszure Barton), and in 2022 the Fire Island Dance Festival (choreography by Akira Uchida and Micaela Taylor). He has also performed in music videos and on stage for artists including  Taylor Swift, Lorde, Backstreet Boys, and Janet Jackson, among others. Jake  is the recipient of a 2022 Princess Grace Award in Dance. His Moving Toward Justice Fellowship project with Gibney, Converge2Emerge (“C2E”), aims to magnify emerging choreographic voices in New York City. He is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, where he began his training at CC & Company Dance Complex.-Green Music and Dance Foundation, and the Omomuki Foundation.

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