IIlluminate the Possibilities with Nan Giordano Jazz
Nan was trained by her father, mentor, Gus Giordano, who created the world-renowned Giordano Technique. Developer of the Nan Giordano Certification Program®, Nan is the world’s preeminent authority on the essence, discipline, progression and continuance of the Giordano Technique; the vision of the NGCP® is to provide worldwide, ongoing, and in-depth access to this ground-breaking dance form. She has been Artistic Director of Giordano Dance Chicago, America’s original concert Jazz Dance company for the past 36 years. Nan had an extensive performing career in concert dance as well as the industrial & fashion worlds.
Nan teaches master classes throughout the US and has toured internationally teaching in more than 11 countries. Nan currently serves on Dance Magazine’s advisory board and the International Ballet Competition. She was featured on the cover of Dance Teacher Magazine’s 2018 December issue. Former Mayor Emanuel, who declared June 9 Nan Giordano Day for her leadership & contributions to the Chicago dance community. Chicago Dancers United honored Nan with the Dance for Life Impact Award. The Chicago Tribune named Nan as “2018 Chicagoans of the Year”. Most recently, Nan was honored with the Grace Wakefield Lifetime Achievement Award by Star Dance Alliance.
Nan teaches a unique jazz class combining the rich legacy of her father while entwining the pulse of today. Infectious energy and positivity are trademarks of her jazz class educating dancers age 12 to seasoned teachers. This one-on-one experience you don’t want to miss.