Janelle Gilchrist Dance Troupe is a contemporary ballet company that blends ballet, modern and jazz into it's repertoire. JGDT is delighted to return for a second summer at the Somerville Dance festival.
Janelle Gilchrist is a local choreographer in the Boston area and has choreographed for pieces at the Strand Theatre, Green Street Studios, and the Mills art gallery for her troupe. She has also choreographed flash mobs in Boston and Vegas. Currently Janelle dances for Jose Mateo ballet theatre, is director of in school programming for BalletRox for the Boston public schools, and teaches dance at Tony Williams Dance Center, and Step by Step Dance.