An audience-centered ‘choose your own adventure’ with Zephyr

CHICAGO — Nearly a year after the Amid Festival, a magical gathering of performing artists grappling with aging bodies, festival curator and Zephyr Dance artistic…

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Zephyr Dance pushes its limits, and ours, too (review)

Zephyr Dance is one of those companies that sometimes¬†escapes my radar, particularly since the departure of Emily Stein a couple years ago. To be honest,…

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Dropshift dance aims to immerse and interact, and wins

Upon first glance, one might consider Andrea Cerniglia’s four woman troupe¬†dropshift dance (intentionally uncapitalized) to be a spin off of Zephyr Dance. Cerniglia is a…

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Secret Experiments in Ballet

Emily Stein is not an emerging artist. With more than two decades invested in the Chicago Dance Community, Emily Stein is perhaps best known for…

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