Clove Galilee is co-artistic director of her theater company, Trick Saddle and an artistic associate with Mabou Mines. Her work has been presented in New York at P.S. 122, the Public Theater, The Performing Garage, Arts at Saint Ann's, The Flea, P.S. 1 Center for Contemporary Art / MOMA, The Skirball Center, HERE Center for the Arts, and St. Ann’s Warehouse. She has been an artist-in-residence at U.C. Santa Cruz, BARD College, Voice and Vision, Mabou Mines/Suite RAP, and HERE Art Center. Clove is a TCG New Generations Fellow, a Princess Grace Foundation-USA Fellowship recipient, a Princess Grace Special Projects award recipient, and a Jerome Robbins Grant recipient. Her work is supported by the Princess Grace Foundation, the Greenwall Foundation, the Asian Cultural Council, the NYFA Emerging Artists Fiscal Sponsorship Program and the New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Commissions.
Performance credits include The Tempest at the Delacorte in Central Park, Alice Tuan's, The Roaring Girle with Foundry Theater, Lear, Ecco Porco, Animal Magnetism (Cherie Obey) and Young Lucia Joyce in Cara Lucia with Mabou Mines. Film credits include Contemplating Emily (as Emily Dickinson), Clifford Odets, Dead End Kids, and In Love Again.
Her company with co-artistic director Jenny Rogers, created and produced Trick Saddle at PS 122 and as a site-specific piece at a Drive-In in Central Pennsylvania. The company’s following piece, WICKETS, played to sold-out crowds at 3LD in 2009. WICKETS, a radical adaptation of Maria Irene Fornes' Fefu and Her Friends was set in an airplane at 30,000 feet and performed by 1970’s stewardesses. Clove produced, co-directed and choreographed WICKETS.
Other collaborations include the choreography for and starring role in Red Beads with Lee Breuer, Ushio Torikai and Basil Twist at the Skirball Center in NYC and choreography commission with New York Theatre Ballet for a ballet of James Joyce’s The Dead. Ms. Galilee also choreographed The Libation Bearers in collaboration with Jenny Rogers, Lee Breuer and Theater Armadillo in Athens, Greece for the Patras Festival. The cast of 27 performed and danced the play on a huge sand painting designed and developed by Ms. Rogers. In California, Clove is part of the ATLAS program with Theater Bay Area in San Francisco and plays the title character, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, in Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson in the SF Bay Area.
Clove was the assistant director and producer for Jenny Rogers' Perfect Surf (2012), a dance film that takes place in the largest wind tunnel in the world. In 2010 she collaborated with Ruth Maleczech, Julie Archer and Valeria Vasilewski on Imagining the Imaginary Invalid at Mabou Mines studio. They had two showings, in July 2012 at Mabou Mines ToroNada Studio and July 2013 at La Mama but never completed the project-- (This was Ruth’s last performance before she passed away on September 30, 2013). In January 2016, Clove directed and choreographed the final production of Imagining the Imaginary Invalid at La Mama's Ellen Stewart Theater. The play was co-produced by her theater company, Trick Saddle, Mabou Mines, and La Mama ETC.