Gillian G Rhodes

Training

  • Trust Dance Theatre; Seoul (2016 – 2018)
  • Columbia University, Class of 2012, Dance Major; New York (Honors: Magna Cum Laude)
  • Classical ballet; USA, Phnom Penh (1995-2015)
  • Contemporary; New York, Paris, Phnom Penh (2008-2018)
  • Choreography; USA, Paris (2008-2012)

Choreographer

Kamli; a film by Sarmad Khoosat, Lahore, Pakistan (Not yet released)

Explorer Ready (Or Not), CosmoQuest-a-Con, virtual performance, 2020

Quarantine Qreations, virtual performances, 2020

Vida and the Void, Olomopolo and The Colony, Lahore, Pakistan, 2020

With Love, From Gillian; Olomopolo, Lahore, Pakistan, 2019

The Last Dance (Theatre Play); Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore, Pakistan, 2019

Blood Brothers (Theatre Play); Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore, Pakistan, 2019

The Name I Give Myself; (Premiere) Olomopolo, Lahore, Pakistan,2018 

The Image of Gender; TEDxLahoreWomen, Lahore, Pakistan, 2018

Nibiru with Rehan Bashir; Lahore Biennale, Lahore, Pakistan, 2018

Muse(ings); Dance Evening: Solo and Duet, Seoul, South Korea, 2017

Parce Domine, TEDxVannes; Vannes, France, 2017

Big City, Small Human; OuishareFest, Paris, France, 2017

One in a Million Music Video, Kite Flying Robots, Seoul, South Korea, 2017

Starlight Productions; Seoul, South Korea, 2016-2017

Home Series; Dance Evening: Solo and Duet, Seoul, South Korea, 2016

Letters from Seoul; Incheon International Contemporary Dance Festival, Incheon, South Korea, 2015

Wander; Jeju Fringe Festival, Jeju Island, South Korea, 2015

159; A Project of the Ahn Eunme Dance Company, Seoul, South Korea, 2015

Staff Dance Coach, Cambodian Television Network, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2012-2015

The Things They Carried; Jolona Jongjam by Season of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2015

The Rich Wage War (Eden); Tari International Dance Festival, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2014

Un peu de nous deux & Between ; Sibu International Dance Festival, Sibu, Malaysia, 2014

Europe Day Concert Special Broadcast; Cambodian Television Network,Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2014

Famous Last Words; Choreoworkshop, Manhattan, New York, 2012

Dans l’œil de la tempête ; Rencontres Chorégraphiques Européennes et Internationales,
Paris, France, 2012

Performer

Versatile Dance Company, Lahore, Pakistan 2018 – present 

Alif, Wahab Shah Dance Company, Lahore, Pakistan 2018

Goonj, In Memory of Jahanara; Adnan Jahangir, Lahore, Pakistan 2018

Second Nature Dance Company, Seoul, South Korea – 2015-2017

Exciting Arts Tour; Trust Dance Theatre, Seoul, South Korea 2016-2017

Dreaming People Dancing Stones; Trust Dance Theatre, Seoul, South Korea 2016

Speak; Seoul Choreography Competition, Seoul, South Korea 2015

Europe Week Concert: Cambodian Television Network, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2015

Aspects; Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2013

Beginnings; Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2012

Infrasuite; La Peau, La Pulpe, Le Noyau ; Paris, France 2011

Standing; Donlin Foreman, New York, New York 2009

Music Videos

Koi Gham Nahi (Black Mug Records), Pakistan 2020

Meherbaan (Usman Ali Raees), Pakistan 2020

Yaadan (Habibi Records ), Pakistan 2020  

Ro Diye (Infinity Music Productions), Pakistan 2019

Vibe (Adnan Sheikh ), Pakistan 2019

Patang (Umer Farooq), Pakistan 2019

Likha Iss Dil Pe Hai Pakistani (Sahir Ali Bagga), Pakistan 2019

Short Films

First Contact, in collaboration with Milivoj Segan, 2020

A Place At The Table, self-produced 2020

2nd Innings; PashonMan Films, Lahore, Pakistan 2020

Eik But, An Idol For a New Age Short Film; Creative Box Productions, Lift-Off Global Network Sessions 2020, Flickfair Finalist 2020: Lahore, Pakistan 2019

Model

GymAmour; Lahore, Pakistan, 2020

Teefit Fashion; Lahore, Pakistan, 2020

Greenhill Sports; Lahore, Pakistan, 2020

Mohagni (Lawn) ; Lahore, Pakistan, 2020

Raja G Collection (Lawn) ; Adnan Jahangir; Pakistan, 2018

Reprise Collection, Sonya Battla; Karachi, Pakistan, 2018

Collaboration, Ashna Khan ; Lahore, Pakistan, 2018

FILIPOS Photography Club; Seoul, South Korea, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey ; Fashion Lab Magazine ; Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2014

Allegro Ma Non Troppo; Balasz Maar, Ladies Magazine; Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2014

Residencies

Institute of Arts and Culture, 8-month artist-in-residence, Lahore, Pakistan 2019

National College of Arts, 3-month artist-in-residence, Lahore, Pakistan 2018

Mentorat 2018, Nomad Express and Olivier Tarpaga, Burkina Faso, Africa 2018

Next Generation Residency; ASSITEJ Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan 2018

Teaching

MYP Dance Teacher, TNS Beaconhouse, Lahore, Pakistan 2020-2021

Choreography: Movement, Rhythm, and Dance Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan 2020

Classical Ballet Technique, The Colony, Lahore, Pakistan 2019

Movement as Language Workshop, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan 2018

Dance + Expression Workshop; Harsukh, Lahore, Pakistan 2018

Lahore Grammar School System, Lahore, Pakistan 2018

Trust Dance Theatre, Seoul, South Korea 2017

“Dancing Mothers” Community Program, Seoul, South Korea 2017

PAS Dance Movement Center, Seoul, South Korea 2017

Tumpeang and Choreography Workshops, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2012-2013

Media

Features/Interviews:

October 2020 Colloquium Interview,  SciArt Initiative 2020

Meet the Gypsy Artist from the States, Generation PakistanPakistan 2020

American Dancer Who Calls Pakistan Home, BBC Urdu Service, Pakistan 2020

CB Lounge, Creative Box Productions, Pakistan 2018

Let’s Talk About It with Mandana Noor, Pakistan 2018

Hot People, Dance & People Magazine, South Korea 2017

Dancing As A Way To Happiness, Ladies Magazine, Cambodia 2014

Articles/Reviews

Dialogue for Engagement, Dawn News, Pakistan 2018

Art is the first line of defense against extremism, Biz Today, Pakistan 2018

POV: Jolona Jongjam Contemporary Dance at Plae Pakaa, Art Cult Asia, Cambodia 2015

Evoking Tragedy Through Movement, The Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia 2015

Contemporary Dances Bringing History to the Stage, The Cambodia Daily, Cambodia 2015

Podcast: 

It’s an Artful Life Quarantine Special (All Pakistani Artists) 2020

It’s an Artful Life Season 2, 2016

It’s an Artful Life Season 1, 2016