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Emily Gastineau

Choreographer, Performer, Writer, Mn Artists Program Manager, Red Eye Theater Co-Artistic Director

Emily Gastineau (she/her/hers) is a choreographer, performer, writer, and arts administrator. Her work has been presented at Frascati (Amsterdam), On the Boards (Seattle), Garage29 (Brussels), Walker Art Center, Southern Theater, Soap Factory, Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, Red Eye Theater (Minneapolis), and others. Her work with collaborative duo Fire Drill has toured nationally and internationally. Emily is Mn Artists Program Manager at the Walker Art Center, where she runs an arts writing platform. She studied at DAS Choreography, Amsterdam University of the Arts. She is one of seven Co-Artistic Directors of Red Eye Theater.

Red Eye Theater's seven artistic directors.
Collective Leadership
Essay

Collective Leadership

A Conversation with Red Eye’s Artistic Directors

1 April 2021

The co-artistic directors of Red Eye Theater in Minneapolis talk about shifting to a collaborate leadership model with a horizontal structure and consensus-based process, backdooring their way into traditional funding structures and resources, and more.