Transcript-A-Thon

On December 5, 2015, CDHP took over several rooms at the Old Town School of Folk Music to host its first-ever transcribing marathon. Attendees brought their laptops and headphones, chose a recorded interview, and got to typing! Typing from Chicago Dance History Project on Vimeo. Bill Frederking brought hundreds of his photos for folks to peruse and help him identify dancers as they went. We nourished … Continue reading Transcript-A-Thon

Calling all Chicago dancers, choreographers & arts educators!

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!

Transcript-a-thon, December 5, 1-6pm

Saturday, December 5th, 1:00-6:00pm Old Town School of Folk Music 4545 N Lincoln Ave Join us for  Chicago Dance History Project‘s first ever Transcript-A-Thon and community gathering, co-sponsored by Old Town School of Folk Music. We have collected over 50 hours of video footage featuring Chicago dance history interviews and events, and now we want to share them with you! Please join us to transcribe part of … Continue reading Transcript-a-thon, December 5, 1-6pm

Take part! This is your project, too!

Do you know someone in the community we should interview? Do you have a collection of archival dance materials? Please contact us! Like to type? Help us transcribe an interview. Attend an upcoming event. Follow our online moves and share the news. Please consider donating to the project. CDHP is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of CDHP must … Continue reading Take part! This is your project, too!