Dance in the Parks celebrates its 11th season of presenting high caliber concert dance in parks across Chicago. Here's what DIP Founding Director Katie McCann told us:
Cocodāco Dance Project has a lot of new ideas about dance -- how to make dance, how to be a dance company, and how to make dance for a dance company. Under their new Artistic Director David Maurice, Cocodāco is ready to push what was already a boundary-pushing vision a little further, and that all starts on Friday, April 20 at Foster Dance Studios, when they will present their three company program, HEADS / TAILS. We spoke to Artistic Director David Maurice about the company and about HEADS / TAILS, and here's what he told us:
Choreographer Jessica Miller Tomlinson of JMT Choreography, is resetting her work 'Berseluk-Beluk', which originally premiered in July 2017 at Thodos Dance Chicago's final installment of 'New Dances'. DancerMusic's Kristi Licera caught up with Jessica as she prepares to present a re-staged version of this work this coming March. Read on to learn more about the origins of her work, and what it's like to reset with a different cast of dancers:
With the release of choreographer Ela Olarte's "Benign", DancerMusic is launching two new series. First is our new Press_Play feature, where we'll be bringing you new and necessary digital releases in both dance and music. In addition, this look at Olarte's excellent second dance film also begins our coverage of the new and promising world we like to call Dance Cinema. And what a great way to start -- just press the More button to walk into the brightly imagined world of Ela Olarte.