History in Motion on CAN TV

On June 6, 2017, CDHP gathered leaders of Giordano Dance Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre to celebrate and explore the company’s 54-year history and the legacy of its founder, Gus Giordano. Artistic Director Nan Giordano, Executive Director Michael McStraw, and dancer and choreographer Joshua Blake Carter discussed how techniques and traditions are preserved and passed down through generations. CDHP was proud to partner with CAN … Continue reading History in Motion on CAN TV

History in Motion: Giordano Dance Chicago

History in Motion: Giordano Dance Chicago Presented by the Chicago Dance History Project in conjunction with the Auditorium Theatre’s “Made in Chicago” Dance Series Tuesday, June 6 from 6–7pm Auditorium Theatre’s Katten-Landau Studio at Roosevelt University Admission is FREE but space is limited. RSVP here. Closing out the Auditorium Theatre’s “Made in Chicago” Dance Series is America’s original jazz dance company, Giordano Dance Chicago, performing celebrated work from … Continue reading History in Motion: Giordano Dance Chicago

Founder of Luna Negra Talks Dancing his Way to Representation

Eduardo Vilaro moved to Chicago in 1997 to pursue a Masters degree at Columbia College. Immediately thereafter, he founded Luna Negra Dance Theater in order to defy stereotypes and express the realities of Latin-Americans through authentic contemporary dance. In 2011, he left Luna Negra and returned to succeed Tina Ramirez as Artistic Director of Ballet Hispanico. Luna Negra was Chicago’s premier Latinx dance company and rose … Continue reading Founder of Luna Negra Talks Dancing his Way to Representation

CDHP seeks video editor

CDHP seeks an experienced video editor to work part-time editing interviews and panel discussions with dancers, choreographers, educators, advocates, and others associated with dance in Chicago. Must have knowledge of Final Cut Pro X and standard video codecs. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and creative with strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines. Access to own hardware and software is a plus. Specific … Continue reading CDHP seeks video editor

History in Motion: Sono’s Journey

History in Motion: Dance in Chicago, Past and Present Presented by the Chicago Dance History Project, in conjunction with the Auditorium Theatre’s “Made in Chicago” Dance Series Wednesday, January 6 from 6–7:30pm Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, first-floor theater 915 East 60th Street During its second engagement at the Auditorium Theatre on January 9, Thodos Dance Chicago premiered Sono’s Journey alongside mixed repertory by Garfield … Continue reading History in Motion: Sono’s Journey