Tony Orrico (b. 1979) grew up in Chicago, IL and studied painting as a child.  He attended Illinois State University where he took his first dance class. He earned his MFA in choreography at University of Iowa in 2003 and moved to New York City to continue his pursuits. 


Orrico has been presented and exhibited in the US, France, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands and Spain. His visual work is in collection at The National Academy of Sciences (Washington DC) and Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City as well as prominent private collections. He has recently been presented at New Museum (NYC) and Poptech 2011: The World Rebalancing.


As a former member of Trisha Brown Dance Company and Shen Wei Dance Arts, Orrico has graced such stages as the Sydney Opera House, Teatro La Fenice, New York State Theater, and Théâtre du Palais-Royal. He was also one of a select group of artists to re-perform the work of Marina Abramovic during her retrospective at MoMA. 


Orrico currently bases his life and studio practice

between Chicago, IL and Stevens Point, WI.

Tony Orrico, Courtesy of Tony Orrico & MARSO Galeria | Photo by Juan Carlo