Dancing Empathy: New Trier’s ‘Dance Lab 2’ showcase explores human connection and understanding through choreographic exploration

WINNETKA, IL — These days, going to high school can be a complicated and tumultuous experience. Far beyond the age-old ups and downs of adolescence,…

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From Chicago to Lima to Antananarivo: ‘Dancing Around the World’ with Nejla Yatkin

CHICAGO — World Dance Day is not merely an annual event to Chicago-based choreographer Nejla Yatkin. After growing up in Berlin with familial roots in…

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Northwestern’s ‘Danceworks’ presents 3 world premieres by 3 of Chicago’s strongest female choreographers

EVANSTON, IL — Northwestern University’s dance department has presented Danceworks, its annual showcase of contemporary choreography, since the 1980s. A few years ago when Joel Valentín-Martinez…

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