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Video: Local Dance History Interviews

Video interviews of local dance history: recollections from Judith Judson and Marcia Freeman

Jackie Hoysted on her Solo Show: Afternoons – Where Drawing Meets Painting

Jackie Hoystead writes about what she's been thinking about as she prepares for her upcoming one solo show at the Fisher Gallery: context matters.

Choreographer’s Guide to Chicago by Jonathan Meyer

Choreographer and Artistic Director of Khecari Dance shares his pointers to finding dance in Chicago.

The Art of Not Making: The New Artist/Artisan Relationship a review by Kate Kretz

Not long ago, saying that an artist had a production line in their studio was considered an insult. Now a production line is a proud way of life for some artists, and the new book by Michael Petry explores.

Robin Gilmore: What is Dance?

Dance is a lifeline. Dance does not lie (there's nowhere to hide). No matter where I am or what I'm doing, that moment becomes a dance at the...