Kasey Foster moved to Chicago in 2004. She received her degree in Theatre and Dance from hometown college, Indiana-Purdue University of Fort Wayne. Over the last 9 years she has cultivated a reputation as one of Chicago’s most talented and respected underground theatre stars.
She has worked with Redmoon Theater often, performing in their annual Winter Pageants as well as Boneyard Prayer, The Princess Club, Once Upon a Time, and The Golden Truffle. She has also worked with Dog n Pony, Collaboraction, Red Tape, Adventure Stage, and The Anatomy Collective. Foster sings with local bands This Must be the Band, Grood, and The Dangerous Strangers. Kasey has produced and choreographed variety shows at Martyrs’ and High Concept Labs including her original long-form dance pieces “Assignment #403” and “Dance Tribute to Mr. Bungle”. She has choreographed middle school productions of Bye Bye Birdie, Grease, and Fiddler on the Roof. She is also a producer of Chicago talk show The Monthly Visit with Kevin O’Donnell. She stars as Queen B in the music video adventure series SCI FI SOL.
How has the city of Chicago shaped your career as a choreographer and performer?
As a choreographer, Chicago has provided me with a bounty of talented people and opportunities to carry out my mad plans. As a performer I’ve learned a wide spectrum of performance styles, because you can find it all in Chicago. Devised to traditional to puppetry to clown to musical. I feel that this experience is unique to Chicago.
Why is dancing important?
Because everyone loves it. And they always will.
SCI FI SOL was your first large-scale movie production experience. Did the shoot leave any lasting impressions on you?
I was amazed to see the amount of details put into every shot.
How would you describe SCI Fi SOL?
A masterpiece : )
When you host a party or produce an event what are you primary concerns?
I’m most concerned with entertaining people.
Top three fave snack foods?
Chips. Nuts. Grapes.