Posts tagged "Chicago Dance Crash"

Summer show preview!

Summer show preview!
While summer is usually a time to slow down and do a lot of hanging out/laying on the beach/drinking summer shandies, the dance scene will be buzzing this June. Here’s a preview of the goods: River North Dance Chicago, World Class, Home Grown, June 5, Millenium Park: This free performance presents some of RNDC’s most... Read more »

Love is in the air with RNDC and Chicago Dance Crash

I’d be lying if I said my cubicle wasn’t covered in heart stickers in anticipation of Valentine’s Day. Seriously, it looks like an arts & crafts war zone. So you can imagine my excitement over Chicago’s dance events dedicated to loooove this weekend. RNDC: River North Dance Chicago presents its Valentine’s Weekend Engagement with two... Read more »

Call for dancers: Duets for My Valentine

Duets for My Valentine is a culmination of Chicago’s dance companies bringing the heat with romantic and sexy pieces that make for a great Valentine’s Day date alternative. Presented by Mark Hackman/Chicago Dance Crash and Bread & Roses Productions, they are looking for companies/dancers interested in performing the 2012 concert. Past performers include Thodos Dance... Read more »
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Chicago Dance Crash's Immediate Gratification

Chicago Dance Crash's Immediate Gratification
This past weekend Chicago Dance Crash finished their run of Immediate Gratification, a show I imagine was inspired by text messages, hot pockets, and next day shipping. The idea? We want what we want when we want it. Put together by guest director Paul Christiano, the show featured a hodge podge of skits and pieces... Read more »

Bustin' it: Chicago Dance Crash's Busta Keaton

Bustin' it: Chicago Dance Crash's Busta Keaton
  Chicago Dance Crash. Photo by Emily Coughlin New venue, new tunes, new moves, and one old, timeless story. What happens when one man finds fame and fortune, only to see it fade away to someone or something bigger and better, along with his sanity? Chicago Dance Crash again teamed up with Culture Shock Chicago to open The... Read more »

Weekend Lineup: Chicago Dance Crash, River North Dance Company

Weekend Lineup: Chicago Dance Crash, River North Dance Company
Chicago Dance Crash presents “Busta Keaton” I was shopping in Lincoln Park today when I ran into Lindsey Rhoads, senior company member/choreographer for Chicago Dance Crash, one of my favorite companies. She was putting the finishing touches on a last-minute costume change (lace shorts or poufy skirt, which one will she pick??), and on her... Read more »
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Best Shows for Valentine's Day Weekend

Best Shows for Valentine's Day Weekend
  Brian Hare and Jahmilah Alazam in Duets for My Valentine Love is in the air…and so are these dancers! Check out these shows for the weekend. Great for a different kind of date night with your sweetie or a girl’s night out. Duets for My Valentine: Chicago Dance Crash and Mark Hackman present this “romantic... Read more »

Chicago Dance Crash Competition this Weekend

Chicago Dance Crash, one of my favorite funky companies in the city, is making its season announcement this weekend while performing its annual Keeper of the Floor (KTF) competition. Sounds like it will be half-party and half-performance. Dancers will duke it out on the ComedySportz stage on Belmont to earn audience applause and the championship belt. Attire is cocktail formal,... Read more »

Sneak Preview: Chicago Dance 2011

Happy New Year Chicagoans! I hope you all had a fab holiday…I know I did! The perfect combo of eggnog, champagne, sparkly dresses and lots of dancing. I hope you all danced the night away like I did. There is so much dance about to happen in 2011 it is blowing my mind. A few... Read more »
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Chicago Dance Crash: Radio Stars Remix

Aah, guilty pleasures. Lifetime movies, glittery nail polish, Jersey Shore…you really, really shouldn’t. But you just can’t help it. They pose problems in everyday life, but guilty pleasures in the dance world are particularly taboo. This weekend, as a part of Dance Chicago 2010, Chicago Dance Crash revived its show Radio Stars from 2008. The... Read more »