Emily Gastineau is a choreographer, performer, writer, and editor based in Minneapolis. Her current research focuses on the generic: the objects and ideas that are so pervasive we become unable to see their specificity. She has presented work nationally and internationally, including as part of the performance duo Fire Drill. Emily is currently the editor of Mn Artists, a platform for local artists at the Walker Art Center, and is one of seven co-artistic directors of Red Eye Theater. She studied at DAS Choreography, Amsterdam University of the Arts.