Movement Matters: An Interview with Joshua Ishmon

Movement Matters is a monthly column by Michael Workman that investigates performers whose work intersects politics, policy, and issues related to the body as the…

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Deeply Rooted’s 20th season opener highlights yin and yang (preview)

CHICAGO – “Time goes by quickly,” said Kevin Iega Jeff reflecting his tenure¬†as Artistic Director of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, “but we figure it out…

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First Ever Chicago Teen Dance Festival Tonight!

A conversation between Links Hall’s Roell Schmidt and Suzanne Connor of the Chicago Community Trust was the catalyst for the Chicago Teen Dance Festival, a…

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Deeply Rooted Dance Theater’s Emerging Choreographer / Artist Showcase (review)

CHICAGO — There are plenty of dance companies who fuse Western and non-Western dance. Ballet is blended with¬†modern, modern with African Diaspora, but rare is…

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