Onjélee Phomthirath, from Columbus, Ohio is in her first season as a main company member with Giordano Dance Chicago. In 2019, Onjélee earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Ohio State University in dance with a focus in arts administration and costume design. While studying, Onjélee toured with BellaMoxi Dance Convention as a faculty assistant. She has trained with SALT Contemporary Dance Company’s second company (SALT2) and has danced in numerous states and countries. She’s performed works by Ohad Naharin, Ronen Koresh, Ray Mercer, Peter Chu, Jon Leher, Keisha Lalama, and Ray Leeper. Onjélee is certified to the Advanced Level of the Nan Giordano Certification Program.
Headshot: (Photo by Todd Rosenberg, courtesy of Giordano Dance Chicago)