GJDC premieres three new works and performs selections from the company's acclaimed repertoire in its fall engagement kicking off GJDC's 2010-2011 LiveLifeDANCE! season. The new works for GJDC's fall engagement at the Harris Theater will include A new full company piece choreographed by Karen Mareck Grundy, artistic director of Missouri Contemporary Ballet and former artistic director of Cedar Lake II, to original music composed and performed by Chicago area-based singer/songwriter Kevin Mileski; The world premiere of "Yes…and" by Autumn Eckman, the newly appointed GJDC artistic associate and director of Giordano II, performed by the full GJDC Company dancers and all members of Giordano II and a new light-hearted jazz dance duet choreographed by Eckman. The program will also include selections from GJDC's critically acclaimed repertoire "I Want You," a major work created in 2009 for GJDC by hip-hop master Rennie Harris; "Prey" (2003), choreographed by former Hubbard Street Dance Chicago member and "Movin' Out" alum Ron DeJesus; and a re-staging by Brock Clawson of his "Give and Take" (2009).
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