Moonwater Dance Project Founder and Artistic Director Mackenzie King has been pushing the aesthetic of the company in its second season. Here's what she told us about the company's upcoming performances of "MOONWATER II."
Chicago Dance Crash covers so much ground that you just kind of expect they'll always be up to something different than whatever you saw the last time. But right along side of all those wide ranging adventures in choreography and concert dance, has a rock-steady tradition that's been going strong for a long time. It's their Keeper of the Floor series -- KTF, the second longest-running live show in the history of Chicago. Founded in 2007, it's been hosted for the last ten years by Matthew Hollis, or as he's better known when he takes charge of KTF, Matrick Swayze. Words cannot do justice to the Crash-infused, Mattrick-Swayze-curated good-natured mayhem of KTF, so instead of writing one more word about it, we asked Matthew to tell us all about Mattrick and ten years of KTF with Chicago Dance Crash. Here's what he told us --