Jie-Hung Connie Shiau (she/her) joined Gibney Company in 2020 as an Artistic Associate and was selected as a Gibney Choreographic Fellow for the 2022-23 season. For her fellowship, she created a new work that was presented at Gibney Center in New York in November 2022. As a dancer, choreographer, and educator, Shiau has worked as a collaborator with an array of companies, including Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, AIM by Kyle Abraham, Gallim Dance, Helen Simoneau Danse, MeenMoves, Adam Barruch/Anatomiae Occultii, and Kevin Wynn Works. Her choreographic work has been presented at New Choreographer Project in Taipei, Taiwan, Loyola University, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago summer intensives, Earl Mosley Diversity of Dance, Little Island Dance Festival, SUNY Purchase Spring Concert, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s 43rd Virtual Season, and Shiau’s film “Greener Grass” was a semifinalist in the London International Web & Shorts Film Festival 2021. As an artist, Shiau has been recognized as a Chicago Dancemaker Forum Greenhouse Artist in 2019, as one of Dance Magazine’s 2018 “25 To Watch” picks, with an Honorable Mention for the Jadin Wong Award for Emerging Asian American Dancer in 2014, and with a Reverb Dance Festival Dancer Award in 2014. Her Moving Toward Justice Fellowship project with Gibney is BODYHUES, a platform to promote self-caring and self-loving practices as a means of fighting body shaming culture. Born in Gainesville, Florida, Shiau was raised in Tainan, Taiwan.


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