Joel Hall is a story teller, both in his choreography and in his recent conversation with Jacki Sinclair presented on Saturday, April 21 as part of Chicago Dance Month. “The Legacy of Joel Hall” brought together family, friends, fans, current and former dancers and students for an in-depth look at Hall’s choreographic career. From his first piece, My Love, performed by the company he founded in … Continue reading The Legacy of Joel Hall: Past, Present, and Future
On February 4, 2017, Chicago Dance History Project and members of the Chicago dance community met to celebrate 20 years of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT). Co-founder Kevin Iega Jeff and dance education director Nicole Clarke-Springer reflected on their time with DRDT and looked towards the company’s promising future. Both Iega Jeff and Nicole Clarke-Springer were eager to share advice from their experience with … Continue reading History in Motion: Deeply Rooted at 20
The Chicago Dance History Project is looking to feature a few short performances and/or mini movement workshops to be presented during our upcoming Transcript-A-Thon, co-hosted by Old Town School of Folk Music. Engage with the Chicago dance history community by sharing a performance or movement activity to showcase how Chicago has shaped dance — and how, in turn, dance has shaped Chicago. Please see details … Continue reading Calling all Chicago dancers, choreographers & arts educators!