Tag Archives: choreography

October 12, 2014 – 12:45 pm

Studio showings are one way to experience concert dance in a more intimate setting. Removing the distance between the performers and audience exploits vulnerability. This ultimately can lead to a genuine connections between the dancers, live musicians and audience that may be unique to the setting and deeply satisfying in its own way. I was […]

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March 10, 2014 – 12:34 pm

Congratulations Thodos Dance Chicago on their winter engagement at the Harris Theatre this weekend! Highlights include the acclaimed story ballet by Melissa Thodos and Ann Reinking, “A light in the dark: The story of Hellen Keller and Ann Sullivan” and Panem Nostrum Quoditianum, choreography by River North’s Ahmad Simmons. Photos: Thodos Youth Ensemble perform during […]

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December 20, 2012 – 11:59 pm

December  20, 2012 marks the end of the 5125-year-long cycle in the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar.  If you were to believe the rumors, this marks the end of the world as we know it.  I think I’m ok with that.  The world could use a bit of an upgrade:  more joy and less hopelessness.  More community and […]

November 5, 2010 – 9:13 pm

John joined Thodos Dance Chicago as a work/study intern this year and is excited to call Chicago home!