Fox Whitney

Seattle, WA

Fox Whitney’s queer black mixed transgender point of view is at the heart of his performance project, Gender Tender. GT is based in Seattle WA and engages a team of artists trained in Fox’s unique methods modeled on visual art practices, cults and riots. He is also a filmmaker, actor, dancer, teaching artist and yoga instructor. Melted Riot, a Gender Tender performance inspired by the Stonewall Riots of 1969, was presented at Velocity Dance Center on the 50th anniversary of the uprising. His work has been commissioned and produced by the Henry Art Gallery, On the Board’s NW New Works Festival and Solo Festival; Velocity’s Next Fest NW and Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation; the Seattle International Dance Festival; Yellow Fish Epic Durational Performance Festival and was selected for the inaugural season of Seattle’s Gay CIty Arts. He has performed in work by Will Rawls, Heather Kravas, keyon gaskin, Morgan Thorson, CommonForm Dance Project, Malic Amalya and Gabrielle Civil and has exhibited his dance films and visual art nationally. He holds an MFA in studio art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was a 2020-2021 artist in residence at On the Boards in Seattle. Fox is the drummer for the bands Rachaels Children and The Gender Tender Experiment. He is a certified yoga instructor and completed the 300 hour teacher training offered by the Yoga Center of Minneapolis.
Fox Whitney