In 2016, the Chicago Cultural Center presented the exhibition Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen. Built by the Dutch inventor since 1990 and described by their maker as “new forms of life,” strandbeests surpass their man-made material—PVC pipes—to become something animate and other, each with dozens of narrow yellow legs. Simultaneously archaic and advanced, […]
Now celebrating its 45th anniversary, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago presents Refraction, a mixed bill of contemporary works consisting of the world premiere of Chicago choreographer Randy Duncan’s Love Infinite, The Windless Hold by Osnel Delgado, and Darrell Grand Moultrie’s Dichotomy of a Journey—for one weekend only at the Harris Theater. With a program composed of […]
After a dazzling return to live performance at the Harris Theater last autumn, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is presenting two programs over two weeks at the Museum of Contemporary Art this March. RE/CONNECT features world premieres by Amy Hall Garner and Darrell Grand Moultrie alongside older works by Lar Lubovitch, Ohad Naharin, and Nacho Duato, […]
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, whose last public performance was at the Harris Theater in November of 2019, were in rehearsals on the Harris stage in preparation for their spring season in March 2020 as a citywide lockdown was announced. Following more than a year of virtual programming, the company reemerges at the Harris November 18-21 […]
Hubbard Street’s Unboxed spills Nutcracker tea; Final Bow for Yellowface builds a dance incubator.
In a year of loss, artists found momentum and took care.
The company’s new dance film project captures the “sea change” of precarious times.
Now on pause in the pandemic, what comes next for Chicago’s vibrant scene?
Space, perspective, and introversion feature thematically in new online dance pieces.
Hubbard Street’s management blames COVID-19, but Conte and others raise questions.
Rena Butler explores otherness and adaptation to new spaces in her contribution to Hubbard Street’s Forge Forward program.
It is sleek, sharp, and cool.
Chicago’s dance community mourns the passing of a “quiet giant” who inspired generations of artists.
The company’s choreographer talks about how he builds a dance.
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