Margot Gelber







Originally from Houston, TX, Margot Gelber began her training as a competitive gymnast. She then attended the High School for Performing and Visual Arts, where she began her choreographic pursuits. She went on to further her dance training and choreographic endeavors at The Boston Conservatory under the direction of Yasuko Tokunaga and Cathy Young. Upon graduating from the Conservatory she joined Ate9 Dance Company in Los Angeles California. In 2014, Gelber was commissioned to set her work In finite space as the inaugural presentation of The Boston Conservatory Dance Division's Alumni Commissioning Project.  Gelber’s work was selected and featured at the 2014 Boston Contemporary Dance Festival. In 2015 she was selected as The Houston Metropolitan Dance Companies Emerging Choreographer as well as an awardee of Elizabeth Streb’s GO!Emerging Artist Commissioning Program. In 2016, Gelber has presented work at the Austin Dance Festival and The San Francisco Conservatory of Dance Summer Dance series. Most recently, she was selected as one of Bates Dance Festivals 2016 Emerging Choreographers. 



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         Maggie Foster-Dancer                                        Gabriel Lawton-Dancer

         Marlie Couto-Dancer                                         Taylor Rodman-Dancer

         Curtis Thomas-Dancer                                        Jasmine Chui-Dancer

         Robbie Moore-Dancer                                         Michael Figueroa-Dancer

         Caitlyn Taylor-Dancer                                       Rebecah Goldstone-Dancer

Matthew Ortner-Dancer Hannah Wendel-Dancer

Lindsay Harwell-Dancer        Jacob Hiss-Videographer

Lauren Berthelot-Photography     










  • Boston Conservatory Alumni Commissioning Project 2014

  • Boston Contemporary Dance Festival 2014

  • Go! Strep Emerging Artist Residency

  • Houston Met Dance Emerging Choreographer 2015

  • Austin Contemporary Dance Festival 2016

  • High School for the Performing and Visual Arts 2016

  • San Francisco Conservatory of Dance Summer Dance Series 2016

  • Emerging Choreographer Bates Dance Festival 2016

  • DanceNow Raw Dance Showing 2017

  • Seaside Dance Festival 2017

  • Boston Dance Festival 2017

  • Houston Met Dance "Where the Heart is" 2017

  • Gdanski Festiwval 2018

  • Chop Shop 2019



in finite space trailer

Choreography by Margot Gelber Performed by Michael Figueroa, Marlie Couto, Jessie Thorne, Jeff Ewing, Taylor Rodman, Curtis Thomas Hannah Wendel and Holly Wilder

Mrs and Mrs. for the next eleven minutes and fifty five seconds

Photos by Lauren Berthelot

Significantly Other

Photos by Ben Doyle

Follow Her Smiling

Necessity is the Mother

Photos by Ben Doyle

At the Fore

Choreography by Margot Gelber and Maleek Washington

Dancers:Caitlyn Taylor and Ryan Yamauchi


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