FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ

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Fernando Rodriguez, of Fort Gratiot, Michigan, is entering his second year as a main company member after one year as a performing associate with GDC. He graduated from Grand Valley State University and Lakewood School of Therapeutic Massage. He has danced with River North Dance Chicago, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, Paramount Theatre (West Side Story), DITP, Owen/Cox Dance, Grand Rapids Ballet Company and the Missouri Contemporary Ballet and became a Resident Choreographer for the Missouri Contemporary Ballet in 2016, dancing from South Korea to Lincoln Center in New York City. Fernando won the 2019 Inaside Chicago Dance Choreography Competition with his piece, “Pass Me By.”