jodi gilbert, a native californian based in amsterdam, is known as a dancer, singer, actress, and teacher of performance skills in the usa and europe.
her theatrical credits include orkater, het national toneel. obie-award winning “nightclub cantata”, directed by elizabeth swados, “the bacchae” by the renown california-based dell arte players co, and several productions directed by jenn ben yakov, including a solo dance/theater production “living in a dream”.
she has sung with meredith monk, maude sauer quintet, paul termos 10-tet, roscoe mitchell, michael moore, available jelly, misha mengelberg’s icp orchestra in mengelberg’s opera, behang, alan laurillard, and with han buhrs and the schismatics.
her on-going musical activities include the voice is the matter, which incorporates folk music and improvised music, rasp/hasp which mixes voice, acoustic instruments, and electronics, and spoon 3 which explores and subverts the classic piano. bass, voice trio.
she is presently on the faculty of the amsterdamse hoge school v.d. kunst where she teaches voice, drama, and improvisation and has taught for many years at stichting buitenkunst and crea. she has taught privately sponsored workshops in voice, dance, theater, improvisation, and balkan song throughout europe and the usa, and presently has an ongoing private voice practice.