Jesse Obremski, a native New Yorker, graduated from LaGuardia High School (2012) and The Juilliard School (2016), under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, and has additionally trained at The Ailey School, Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts, Jacob’s Pillow’s Contemporary Program, and Springboard Danse Montréal. Obremski, an Eagle Scout Rank recipient, Jadin Wong Dance Awardee (2016), Interview En L’air’s “Dancer to Watch” (2017), and Dance Magazine’s March 2019 Dancer “On The Rise” has performed with Diversity of Dance, Brian Brooks Moving Company, Peter Stathas Dance, Wilder Project, Kate Weare Company, and a company member with Lar Lubovitch Dance Company (2014-2016, while at The Juilliard School), Buglisi Dance Theatre (2016-present), WHITE WAVE (2017-present), and has performed ensemble, soloist, and principal roles with The Limón Dance Company (2016-2019). Obremski has had the honor to perform for the Obama family at The White House as well as for the Olympic recognized FINA World Tournament 2019 in South Korea.
Obremski has taught at Montclair State University, The University of Hawaii at Manoa, The University of Wyoming, Brigham Young University, Gibney, LaGuardia High School, MOVE(NYC), others and is on faculty for The Limón Foundation and Diversity of Dance. Obremski has assisted in the staging of Limón’s Missa Brevis at The Juilliard School from 2015-2018 as well as staged José Limón’s solo Chaconne on MOVE(NYC) in 2018 and The University of Wyoming in 2019.
Obremski’s choreography has been presented nationally and internationally at venues such as The New Prague Dance Festival, Battery Dance Festival, DUMBO Dance Festival, Dixon Place, The Juilliard School’s Choreographic Honors Showcase, Gibney, The Ailey Citigroup Theater, and he has been commissioned for new creations by Diversity of Dance (NY), The University of Wyoming (WY), Fort Hamilton Joffrey Academy (NY), Sacred Heart University (CT), and Brigham Young University (UT). Obremski founded his company, Obremski/Works, in 2017 as an outlet for his choreographic work which includes an emphasis on dance films. In 2019, his dance film No Words was selected and presented by HBO at Lincoln Center through The Dance Films Associations.
Obremski was a guest artist with GDC for the 2018-2019 season and is very excited to be with GDC for a second year, now in a new light as a full time Artistic Associate.