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Hubbard Street Dance

The Art of Falling: Hubbard Street Dance and Second City's Comic Liaisons

Carla Escoda | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Early on in the ingenious collaboration between Second City and Hubbard Street Dance, Procol Harum's counterculture hymn permeates Chicago's Harris Theater as actors and dancers assemble in rows of folding chairs facing the audience.

Balancing a Vision: Hubbard Street's Alejandro Cerrudo and One Thousand Pieces

Johnny Nevin | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts
Johnny Nevin

When the project was announced, the company described the idea as "inspired by Marc Chagall's famed American Windows." That left Cerrudo with the challenge of creating an important and large-scale work. If it was a measure of Hubbard Street's confidence in him.

Hubbard Street's Pablo Piantino and Penny Saunders Talk About Alonzo King's AZIMUTH

Johnny Nevin | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Johnny Nevin

You could definitely say that Penny Saunders and Pablo Piantino have had a front row seat for the making of some of the most important choreography of the last decade, except that if you did, it would actually be a pretty serious understatement.

The Focus on Chicago As a Dance Hub Returns With Major Anniversaries for Two Ground Breaking Companies

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

Just on the heels of the Paris Opera Ballet and the Hamburg Ballet opening their U.S tours in Chicago after long hiatuses, two major Chicago dance companies are celebrating big anniversaries.

Dance That Looks Like Music Sounds: Hubbard Street's Alejandro Cerrudo

Johnny Nevin | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home
Johnny Nevin

One of the most revolutionary developments in the art of choreography occurred gradually and unnoticed, as the ability to select music from multiple sources, and reconstruct that music into what is essentially a new structure, became widely available through software-based edititng.

Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic Unite the Americas

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

He's back. After months of tending to his prior duties with other orchestras, Gustavo Dudamel has returned to the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a festival of American music, or, better said, music of the Americas.

The Power of Joint Ventures

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

In my travels across the nation I have been hearing a lot of discussion about the glut of arts organizations and the need to "thin out" the field. This scares me greatly.