Vision, Faith & Desire in February

It was so awesome the first time that we just had to do it again… Winifred Haun & Dancers together with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will present Vision, Faith, & Desire II: Dancemakers Inspired by Martha Graham, with a new line-up of artists and dances:

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 6, 7, & 8 at 7:00pm
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
, on an enclosed stage (audience will sit on the stage… so you don’t freeze!)
Tickets: $15 buy on-line or at the door

Artists on the program will include: Randy Duncan, Jeff Hancock, Winifred Haun, Lizzie Leopold and former Graham prinicipal dancer, Paul Sansardo. More info.

Audition for us!

We are currently seeking male and female dancers for the 2013-2014 season. Dancers must be available for rehearsals on Thursdays from 9:00am to 11:30am and Sundays from 1:00pm to 4:00pm and for performances November 15-17, February 7-9, March 14-16, and April 12-14. Contract includes Company class, and rehearsal and performance pay.

The Audition will be:

Sunday, October 20, 2013
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Lou Conte Dance Studio at Hubbard St. Dance Center

1147 W. Jackson, Chicago
here’s a map

photo by Matthew Gregory Hollis

Qualified candidates will possess a strong technical background in ballet, modern and jazz and performing experience. Experience with aerial techniques is a plus. Some dancers may be invited to participate in our Associate Dancer program, which allows qualified advanced dancers to take Company Class for free and to attend rehearsals to learn Company repertory.

Dancers should be warmed up and ready to go at 1:00pm. Arrive early to register. Click here for more details.

Vision, Faith & Desire


Winifred Haun & Dancers is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Leopold Group, “Vision, Faith & Desire: dancemakers inspired by Martha Graham.” This exciting new event will premiere this fall:

Friday, September 27 at 7:30pm
Saturday, September 28 at 7:30pm
Tickets: $30
Buy tickets on-line

Master class: Sat., September 28 at 5:00pm
Tickets: $25, includes free ticket to the concert
Buy tickets on-line

Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn, Chicago

More details

Spring Open Rehearsal

Spring is coming (even if it doesn’t seem like it right now…), and we’re presenting a Spring Open Rehearsal on:

Sunday, April 28 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Lou Conte Dance Studio at Hubbard St. Dance Center
1147 W. Jackson, Chicago
Street parking is available

General admission is $6 and includes drinks and snacks.
Buy tickets here or at the door.

The Spring Open Rehearsal will present three works-in-progress, one each by choreographers Winifred Haun, Ayako Kato, director of Art Union Humanscape and Lizzie Leopold of the Leopold Group. This event will also include a unique feedback session (using the “speed dating” format as a model… you gotta see it) and free snacks and drinks.

Lou Conte Dance Studio at Hubbard St. Dance Center is located at 1147 W. Jackson, near the intersection of Racine & Jackson, and is accessible by the CTA Blue Line, Racine Ave. exit.

There’s a few more details here.

Winter Open Rehearsal

We’re excited to present a Winter Open Rehearsal:

Sunday, February 24, 2013, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Intuit Dance Studio, 237 Harrison in Oak Park, IL
Street parking is available

General admission is $6 and includes drinks and snacks.
Buy tickets here or at the door.

The Winter Open Rehearsal will present three works-in-progress, one each by choreographers Winifred Haun, Ayako Kato, director of Art Union Humanscape and Lizzie Leopold of the Leopold Group. This event will also include a discussion about each artist’s dance making process and audience members will have a chance to respond, comment and give feedback on the new works.

Intuit Dance Center is located in the Oak Park Arts District, near the intersection of Austin & Harrison. Intuit Dance Studio is accessible by the CTA Blue Line, Austin Ave. exit.

This Winter Open Rehearsal is the first of two. The second event, Spring Open Rehearsal, will be on Sunday, April 28 at Hubbard St. Dance Center.