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Gianti Giadi’s lifelong love for dance

Josa Lukman
Josa Lukman

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Thu, January 23, 2020  /  04:36 pm
Gianti Giadi’s lifelong love for dance

Gianti "Gigi" Giadi. (JP/Dionnasius Aditya)

Since her childhood days, Gianti “Gigi” Giadi has always been an avid dancer, nurtured by her dancer mother. Fast forward to the present year, Gigi has two dance studios and an internationally renowned reputation. Recently, Gigi had the chance to attend the Broadway Teachers Conference and she shared her experience at the American cultural center @America. According to Gigi, she attended a directing and choreography course as well as a three-day teachers’ program, where she learned the skills needed to stage a show, from preparation to finish. “As for the teachers’ program, there were five classes each day, ranging from set building to directing young actors and sound design. There were different programs each day, but we learned directly from the professionals,” she recalled, noting that in the evening they would watch the shows being disc...