Department of Dance Office: DC-S131     Phone: 562-985-4747     Fax: 562-985-7896


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Gregory R.R. Crosby, Technology and Media Advisor, Filmmaker, Photographer, Web Master

Office Phone: 562.985.4879
Office: DC-S324


Gregory R.R. Crosby, Photography/Media, obtained a BA in Film and Video Production from California State University, Long Beach and went on to edit for television. He directs the department’s annual film festival, 4 The Camera Outdoor Dance Film Festival; which has been part of the Art's Council for Long Beach's A LOT Initiative funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. Mr. Crosby has worked on countless productions with his production company, Lost Heart Productions, and with Keith Johnson through Fistbomb Films. While working with talented choreographers, Crosby produced the dance films, Life in Security (ADF, ACDFA, Dance Conversations at the Flea, Breaking Ground, WestFest, Fusion), Wander/lost (Dance on Camera- 25CPW, Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema), Evacuated (Dance on Camera-Lincoln Center, Dance Camera West, WestFest), Promiscuity (Dance Camera West), Hoofing to the White House and the Steve Zee for President series (Topanga Film Festival), has had screenings in the Newport Beach Film Festival, Sprouts Film Festival, and at the DGA theater. Most recently, Crosby has produced two short comedic narratives, The "Janitor" and No Fancy Ride, produced with both Department of Dance alumni and industry professionals.

Mr. Crosby is the resident photographer and videographer for the Department of Dance producing publicity material and documenting concerts. He teaches classes that produce Screendance for graduate and undergraduate students and works with BFA students to create working performance artist portfolios; complete with headshots, studio dance photography, and websites.      

For more info on Gregory Crosby visit: www.lostheartproductions.comIMDB


Gregory R.R. Crosby filming at the Carpenter Performing Arts CenterGregory R.R. Crosby photographing. photo by Mason Higa


on the set of PromiscuityThe Bob Cole Concervatory Symphony Orchestra playing to Life in SecuritySet of Grey #2Kristin Raphinchuk from ParallaxFrom the set of Apres
left to right: a)Gregory Crosby and Angela Schneider on the set of Promiscuity b)the Bob Cole Symphony Orchestra playing to Life in Security
c) Sara Pfeifle Gallo on the set of Grey #2 d) Kristin Rapinchuk on the set of Parallax e)Gregory Crosby and Kayla Bixby on the set of Aprés