DancerMusic caught up with Hope Boykin to get an inside look at what she looks forward to sharing with Chicago audiences as she takes the stage with the company at the Auditorium Theatre for the final time. Here’s what she told us:
Ensemble Español will perform "Mar del Fuego" at Dance for Life 2019, and DancerMusic's Crystal Gurrola asked Executive and Associate Artistic Director Jorge Pérez about the piece, its dedication to Dame Libby Komaiko, and the future of this great company. Here's what he told us.
Four company dancers from Giordano Dance Chicago gives us insight to Ray Leeper's "SOUL," which will be performed at Dance for Life 2019. Here's what GDC dancers Jacob Frazier, Adam Houston, Katie Rafferty and Ashley Downs told us:
Soloist Oleg Gabyshev dances the role of Leon in the North American premiere of Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's "The Pygmalion Effect" at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre. Here's what he told us about learning ballroom technique and his character:
ABT Dancer Rachel Richardson compares "Whipped Cream" with beloved classic "The Nutcracker" to give us an in-depth look at the whimsy that choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and visual artist Mark Ryden will bring to Chicago's Auditorium Theatre. Here's what she told us: