Cyrie Topete barely had time to move her tassel from right to left at her Juilliard graduation before bursting onto the professional scene. In July, the 2022 grad appeared in a dance film by Justin Peck for the running brand On. A month later, she was performing at Jacob’s Pillow as one of six new […]
This month, Amy Hall Garner is set to premiere a new piece for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago alongside another premiere by her longtime friend and colleague Darrell Grand Moultrie.
What’s next? Our annual list of dancers, choreographers and companies on the verge of breaking through offers several answers to the question of where our field is headed. We’re betting we’ll be seeing—and hearing—more from these 25 artists not just this year, but for many more to come.
As we head into August, here are seven outdoor festivals, series and shows bringing summer to a close with a bang. American Ballet Theatre’s Calvin Royal III Erin Baiano, Courtesy Vail Dance Festival VIPs in the Valley VAIL, CO Vail Dance Festival returns, headlined by a comfortingly familiar cast of characters. As the festival’s artist […]
Shot in a Chicago parking lot, “Ended When” counterbalances that tranquil feeling of lying down and staring up into the clouds with a feeling of all-consuming heartbreak. The work is a re-imagined dance film version of a solo from choreographer Robyn Mineko Williams’ 2016 creation Cloudline for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Co-directed by Mike Gibisser […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell has been named artistic director of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. María Riccetto has been appointed artistic director of the Ballet Nacional de Sodre. Terry Wilson has been named artistic director of […]
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago announced new leadership Thursday, hiring Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell as artistic director, effective March 1. Fisher-Harrell is only the fourth person to lead Hubbard Street. Lou Conte founded the contemporary company in 1977, serving as artistic director for 23 years. Jim Vincent preceded Glenn Edgerton, who resigned last season after 11 years in […]
Repertory company directors have a uniquely challenging yet rewarding responsibility when it comes to planning out a season. Without a company namesake to draw from, a troupe’s artistic vision and reputation are cultivated through a collage of choreography contributed by outside artists. Whether reviving beloved classics or bringing in an up-and-coming voice for a world […]