Jessica Miller Tomlinson

Body of Work

 "R.O.C.B." July 2016 Thodos New Dances

"Homesick Blues" June 2016 Columbia of Chicago School of Dance
  Repertory Performance Workshop Group

"Nocturne" September 2015 Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival

 "Nihavent Sirto"  August 2015 Nebraska Contemporary Dance Theatre

 "Something To Do With Five" July 2015 Thodos New Dances

 "Caressing and Possessing Me" June 2015 Dance In The Parks

"Bach Suite"   August 2014   Forum Dance Theatre
 Will premiere as part of the Austrian Festival Young! Tanzsommer in June 2015, Salzburg, Austria. 

"Atuona"  May 2014   Visceral Dance Chicago Solus Project

"dark night cold ground"  May 2014  Nomi Dance Company

"Freight Train Running..."  March 2013  DanceWorks Chicago
Part of the inaugural NewMoves Choreography Competition.

"Entwined Winds"  July 2013  Thodos Dance Chicago New Dances

"93 83"  July 2012  Thodos Dance Chicago New Dances

"Transient Intersections"  March 2012  Triptych : 3 Dance Voices
Made possible with a grant from Audience Architects New Stages Dance Initiative. 

"In Tongues"  July 2011  Thodos Dance Chicago New Dances

"run 1, run 2"  July 2011  JMT/ JLS Dance Gallery

"Untitled"  July 2011  JMT/JLS Dance Gallery

"Synopsis: Abrasion"  July 2011 JMT/JLS Dance Gallery

"Coalesce" August 2011  The Inconvenience Performance Group

"Big Technique"  July 2010  Thodos New Dances

"Let Me In"  June 2010  JMT/JLS Choreography
 The creation of this work was made possible in part by The Joyce Theater Foundation, The Dance Center of Columbia College and The A.W.A.R.D. Show ! 2009: Chicago Grant Funded by a generous contribution from The Boeing Company. 

"Architecture: Splintered and Cracked"  July 2009 Thodos New Dances
Winner of the Idaho Dance Theatre New Visions Choreography Competition, 2012. Was performed in Chicago Repertory Ballet's Summer Series, June 2013.
Part of the repertoire of Thodos Dance Chicago 2009-2012 Seasons. Performed at the prestigious Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, August 2010. 

"Crimes D'Amour"  July 2008  Thodos New Dances
Was restaged for JMT/JLS Choreography, June 2010.

"Die Lieder Tanzen"  July 2007  Thodos New Dances
Was selected as the Guest Alumni Choreographer work for NC School of the Arts Summer Scenes in 2008.

"Forget What You Came For?"  July 2006  Thodos New Dances
Part of the repertoire of Thodos Dance Chicago 2006-2008 Seasons. Grand Prize Winner of the A.W.A.R.D. Show 2009, received a $10,000 grant from the Joyce Theater Foundation. Presented at the Joyce SoHo as part of the A.W.A.R.D.  Show All-Stars Series . Was part of the Edinburgh Fringe Booking Dance Festival in August 2013.

"Somebody, Not Just Anybody"  July 2005  Thodos New Dances
Was also part of the Dance Chicago Festival 2005.

"Synopsis: Abrasion Part 1"  June 2000 Chautauqua Ballet Company


Top Left: "Crimes D'Amour"  JMT/JLS Choreography 2010
Photo by Katie Graves

Top Right: "Die Lieder Tanzen"  JMT/JLS Choreography 2010
 Photo by Katie Graves

Middle Left: "Forget What You Came For?"  JMT/JLS Choreography 2010 Photo by Katie Graves

Middle Right: "Let Me In"  JMT/JLS Choreography 2010  
Photo by Katie Graves
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