Departing from Graham, Kanopy Dance pulls from Stanley Love’s vibrant catalog in ‘Love is Love’

MADISON, Wis. — In a departure from their usual Martha Graham-influenced work, “Love is Love”, Kanopy Dance Company’s midwinter offering in the Overture Center’s Promenade…

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Making Visible: An interview with Okwui Okpokwasili

NEW YORK / CHICAGO — I saw Okwui Okpokwasili’s piece Poor People’s TV Room when it premiered at New York Lives Arts last spring and was struck…

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In/Motion Festival elevates dance, on and off screen

CHICAGO — A line of men struggled to shift along the walls of a cell, backs turned and elbows struggling to fit in and out…

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Film festival highlights multi-media dance artists committed to social justice issues

CHICAGO — Five days, 10 events, 24 guest artists. Chicago’s In/Motion International Dance Film Festival brings a distinct group of artists together March 21-25 for…

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Dance Dissection: Tour Jete

Editor’s note: The “Dance Dissection” series is created by students enrolled in DANC-270: Dance Kinesiology at Loyola University Chicago. As one of their culminating projects,…

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Letter to the Editor: Harris Theater Announces Choreographer-in-Residence Brian Brooks

Note: The following is an anonymous response to a recent announcement by Chicago’s Harris Theater for Music and Dance granting $600,000 over the course of…

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