Slice-of-life drama looks at one extended family’s night in a hotel room.
WEISS: Since the debut last season of Christopher Wheeldon's production, the ballet has become clearer and deeper in its storytelling and dancing.
REVIEW: "The Nutcracker" by the Joffrey Ballet. Now in its second season with the kinks worked out, choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s revisionist holiday ballet is wonderfully
North Carolina native Chase Brock made his Broadway debut at sixteen, dancing in Susan Stroman’s revival of The Music Man. He soon traded performing for...
A leading Australian theater company said Friday it had received a complaint of “inappropriate behavior” against Geoffrey Rush, an allegation lawyers for the Oscar winner denied.
Where’s the orchestra? Cue the computer.
Award-winning playwright-screenwriter Israel Horovitz, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, has departed from the Gloucester Stage Company.
Bye bye, ‘Mean Girls.’
Antoinette Robinson says the fear of not getting it right is its own challenge.
Here a play, there a play, everywhere a pretty good play.
MetroStage, Stage Guild offer Christmas variety.
REVIEW: Choreographers Megan Rhyme and Tanniqua-Kay Buchanan present “In the Presence of Chasms” at the Hamlin Park Fieldhouse (Nov. 30 and Dec. 1).
REVIEW: "CrashYear15" is Chicago Dance Crash celebrating its 15 birthday at the Athenaeum Theatre with a mix of their greatest hits.
Auditorium Theatre’s "Golden Celebration of Dance" marks its 50th anniversary with the New York City Ballet and other performances, echoing a big opening night in 1967.
REVIEW: “La Boheme” by the Milwaukee Ballet Company at the Marcus Center. (4 stars)
Choreographer Cynthia Oliver's COCo. Dance Theatre makes its Chicago debut at the Dance Center of Columbia College Nov. 2-4 with "Virago-Man Dem," a questioning of what black
REVIEW: Giordano Dance Chicago presents its fall series at the Harris Theater.
REVIEW: "Giselle" by the Joffrey Ballet at the Auditorium Theatre. The modern Joffrey goes fully Romantic to play these coveted roles. (4 stars)
Called Elevate Chicago Dance, the Chicago Dancemakers Forum (CDF) is the presenter of the multiday, multivenue, mostly free festival aimed at highlighting Chicago dance.
REVIEW: Reggie Wilson / Fist and Heel Performance Group at Dance Center of Columbia College with "Citizen." (4 stars)
REVIEW: "Performing Home" at Links Hall: Chicago-based dance artists are tasked with what home means to them. (3 stars)
REVIEW: Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre at Links Hall is a mix of fun and serious in fall season opener “Alone/Together.” (3 stars)
Talking to Chicago Dancemakers Forum's Indian dancer Pranita Nayar.
Links Hall’s Co-MISSIONS artistic residency program has expanded as its space has improved from the old but beloved Viaduct.
REVIEW: Shen Wei Dance Arts at the Auditorium Theatre: Audiences expected the Olympics from Shen Wei Dance Arts instead got an artfully restrained "Rite of Spring."
It’s been more than 10 ten years since the Chicago Human Rhythm Project, one of Chicago’s top tap dance companies, last performed at the Dance Center of Columbia College.
Preview of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's “Space, In Perspective” fall series at the Harris Theater.
REVIEW: Visceral Dance Chicago at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. "Minor Threat" has become a highlight for this company. (3 stars)
Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, weekend fest of contemporary artists, at Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Duets on the menu in Harvest Fest’s first weekend
Instigation Festival: An annual fest of improvised music and dance in Chicago and New Orleans, in partnership with Links Hall and Constellation.
A ubiquitous problem for nearly every dance school, however, is recruiting boys to take dance, and the Ruth Page School is not immune to this challenge.
Review: "Set Free" by Watering Can and Links Hall was created by improvisational dance artist Jessica Marasa. (3 stars)
Talking to Chicago choreographer and educator Onye Ozuzu, the new dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts at Columbia College, about dance and something fundamental: A dance
Top-10 in Chicago Dance for Fall 2017: Joffrey collaborates with the Lyric, Elevate Dance Chicago boasts 40 companies and Auditorium hosts a visit from Olympics choreographer Shen
Review: Dropshift Dance presents "The Remains" at Defibrillator (3 stars). Expect narrow basements and bumps from the dancers in this latest in Andrea Cerniglia's Imposter Series.
The 26th annual Dance for Life is Saturday. Talking with new director Phil Reynolds about the future of Chicago Dancers United.
Chicago Dance Crash tries out a "Wizard of Oz" story with "The Bricklayers of Oz," a return to story dance for the company's 15th anniversary.
Dance: Thodos Dance Chicago presents "New Dances" at the Athenaeum Theatre as the final work for the company as it disbands. (3 stars)
The 21st edition of SummerDance is getting a significant upgrade.
Chicago Tap Theatre’s “Changes” at Stage 773 takes David Bowie’s music and spins a plot about space angels, a laser-shooting villain and Major Tom. 3 stars