Sarah Haarmann of Pam Tanowitz Dance radiates energy in a golden-yellow sweater with dynamic vertical stripes. Andrew Champlin’s rehearsal wear is characterized by casual layers, none of which are boring.
Thodos Dance Chicago against Gang’s architecture. Photo by Katie Graves, Courtesy Thodos Dance. Dance Jam CHICAGO Merce Cunningham, George Balanchine, Wayne McGregor—choreographers past and present have long collaborated with architects to add grandeur to their work. But Thodos Dance Chicago’s Melissa Thodos is taking that a step further, commissioning a set design that is integral … More »
Earth Dancing Every year the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers hold a rousing powwow on the Lower East Side. A New York troupe founded in 1963 by a group of Native Americans, the Thunderbird dancers represent a variety of nations descended from Mohawk, Hopi, Winnebago, and San Blas peoples. They are not professional, but they’ve handed … More »