Some things old and something new for Esoteric’s 5th (review)

Esoteric Dance Project (EDP) was formed in 2010, and after five full seasons, co-directors¬†Brenna Pierson-Tucker and Christopher Tucker took a walk down memory lane for REvisited/REnewed last weekend at the Preston Bradley Center in Uptown. Mason Hall, a gorgeous, rustic, out-of-the-way, up-four-flights-of-stairs,vastly underutilized¬†space shares a building with the People’s Church at the Preston Bradley Center. Underutilized, perhaps, by audiences too;…

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In Process with CDF Lab Artist Ginger Krebs

The Chicago Dancemakers Forum¬†(CDF) Lab Artist grant is a coveted prize for any choreographer, yielding some of Chicago’s best works. Since its inception in 2003, the organization lead by Ginger Farley has sponsored nearly 50 artists, each given a significant chunk of change to produce one work. Over the years, artists have allocated their grants in different ways. Some invest…

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