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Marie-Christine Giordano is known for her hypnotic and magnetic performances. Critics have hailed her for her “admirable intensity” (Jack Anderson, New York Times), “unique aura and communicative power,” and “shining artistry” (Philip Gardner, Oberon’s Grove). Gio Kourlas wrote in the New York Times that she “is clearly a choreographer committed to constructing a personal dance vocabulary.”
Her riveting work has earned her commissions from, for example, Vienna...read more
Ms. Giordano's technique, based on principles of modern dance and ballet she considers valuable, develops in her dancers a powerful center, granting them the freedom to explore the full potential of their physical and artistic expression. It is a unique approach to movement, incorporating spirals, circular movements, crisp lines, shifts of weight, slow motion, a distinctive dynamic, and the capacity to veer from total control to total abandon. The technique is respectful of a healthy alignment, of the back, and articulations (Giordano’s Alignment) and guides students who want to become dancers and artists seeking a long career.