anyarogbulam / Chibueze Crouch

Chibueze Crouch (they/she) is an Igbo-American artist, writer & curator working across ritual theater, song, movement, video, and text.

They are co-director of OYSTERKNIFE, a postdisciplinary performance company, with Gabriele Christian, as well as an artist organizer at BlaQyard, a Black queer land collective. They are the 2019 RHE Foundation Fellowship recipient, a 2021 California Arts Council Established Artist Fellow, and a Zellerbach Family Foundation Fellow. Chibueze has been an artist-in-residence in San Francisco, Oakland, Point Reyes, Biddeford, Maine, and Johannesburg, South Africa. She is also a curator and producer of emerging and established performing artists with the Performance Primers, Queering Dance Festival, and KH FRESH Festival. Chibueze has presented work with, alongside, and for numerous institutions, including: BANDALOOP, UC Santa Cruz, Theatre Bay Area, CounterPulse, Medea Project: Theatre for Incarcerated Women, Joe Goode Performance Group, Playwrights Foundation, Radar Productions, Santiago a Mil International Theater Festival, Yale University, Trinidad Theatre Workshop, Mupa Budapest, Flux Projects, Crowded Fire Theater, and the Black Choreographer’s Festival.