Chicago-based performance artist Po’Chop uses elements of dance, storytelling, and striptease to create performances and inspire students and collaborators across the country. Po’Chop has performed at the Brooklyn Museum in Brown Girls Burlesque’s Bodyspeak, and headlined shows in New Orleans, Kansas City, Minneapolis, St. Louis and New York. Po’Chop is an Advisory Board Member for High Concepts Laboratory and a Board Member, Cast Member, and Workshop Leader for Jeezy’s Juke Joint, an all black burlesque revue. Po’Chop performs on Netflix’s Easy (Season 2), appears in music videos for songs by Jamila Woods and Mykele Deville, and is a muse for co-created experimental dance films such as Home | Here. Po’Chop was selected as the recipient of the Chances Dances Mark Aguhar Memorial Grant in 2015, awarded as a 2017 3Arts Make A Wave Artist and was recently selected as a 2018 Chicago Dancemakers Lab Artist.
Photo X Wills Glasspiegel