Giordano Dance Chicago Fall Engagement

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Event Description

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC), now celebrating its 55th year, debuts world premieres by award-winning choreographers Ray Mercer and Brock Clawson during their fall engagement at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. Mercer’s new full company work, “Tossed Around” (working title) is based on a highly entertaining, Broadway-inspired concept and will be set to an original music composition by South African composer and performer Sbongiseni “Bongi” Duma. Clawson’s new work  for GDC  (title to be announced at a later date) is an athletic pas de deux. Works from GDC's acclaimed repertoire complete the program and will include Nan' Giordano's refreshed staging of “Giordano Moves” (2005), “Grusin Suite” originally choreographed by Frank Chaves in 1993, and restaged on GDC in 2017,Liz Imperio's “La Belleza de Cuba” (2013) and Autumn Eckman's “G-Force” (2012).


Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary


Harris Theater for Music and Dance

205 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 334-2400