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Jacqueline Humbert

JACQUELINE HUMBERT is a recording, performance and visual artist as well as a designer for film, television and live performing arts. Her costumes, sets and visual environments for performance, often in collaboration with leading television and film directors, composers, choreographers and artists, have been seen on stages and in broadcasts throughout Europe and North America, notably, Robert Ashley's Perfect Lives, a television opera, and Atalanta (Acts of God), in which she also performed as the "Odalisque." Her original performance works, in collaboration with composer David Rosenboom, J. Jasmine...My New Music and Daytime Viewing, have been recorded and released on records and cassettes. Her graphics and design works have been used as covers for numerous records, CDs, books and posters in the contemporary arts. Through her custom design business, Avant-Garter Fashions, she has produced creations for San Francisco based artists, DanceArt Company, Zaccho SF Dance Theater, MaFish Co., the Oberlin Dance Collective, and Alonzo King's, Lines. She designed costumes for the Oakland Ballet's production of choreographer, Emily Keeler's work, The Awakening, and has, most recently, continued work with the company, premiering a new ballet by Ms. Keeler of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Ms. Humbert developed the leading role of "Linda" in Robert Ashley's opera, Improvement (Don Leaves Linda). She is also a principal in the other three operas of the Now Eleanor's Idea tetralogy, eL/Aficionado, Foreign Experiences, and Now Eleanor's Idea, for which she is also costume and set designer. Ms. Humbert currently resides in Southern California.