Winifred Haun premieres new solo in Oak Park

Winifred Haun & Dancers will premiere a new dance October 20 thru 22 at Historic Pleasant Home in Oak Park as part of Circle in the Square: New Works in Dance Theatre. The new solo, “Interim” is choreographed and danced by Winifred Haun.

“Interim” has been created especially for the tandem sitting room adjacent to the dining room at Pleasant Home. The sitting room creates a small procensium style space that Ms. Haun will perform in. “Interim” is performed to the music of George Crumb.

Winifred Haun will also dance in Dawn Marie Galtieri’s “Woman With(out) Child.”
“Woman With(out) Child” is a solo dance that explores pregnancy loss. Ms. Galtieri’s dance has been re-staged for the library at Pleasant Home and features an original sound design by Clarence Fraher.

“Interim” and “Woman With(out) Child” can be seen as part of Circle in the Square: New Works in Dance Theatre on Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21, 2006 at 7:30pm and Sunday, October 22 at 3:00pm at Pleasant Home mansion, 217 S. Home Ave. in Oak Park, IL. Tickets are $20/general admission, $15/students and seniors. Group rates are available. For reservations dial 773.782.9471. More info.

Circle in the Square will also feature the new works of other artists, including Paul Abrahamson, Christopher Ellis, Michael Sherman, Lucy Vurusic-Riner and Niki Wallace.

Winifred Haun & Dancers Launches New Website

Chicago — Winifred Haun & Dancers announces the launch of its new website at www.winifredhaun.org The new site has been completely re-designed and updated by web designer Ed Billings (www.profeddieb.com).

The new winifredhaun.org site will provide Chicago area dancers, dance audiences, dance writers and funders with continuously updated information about all of the Company’s activities and events. The new site will feature photographs of the Company’s newest dances, a dance blog featuring updates from Ms. Haun about her choreographic process, and links to other important dance companies, schools and websites around the world.

Winifred Haun & Dancers launched the first Chicago area dance website in 1995. That site, designed and maintained by web designer David J. Ritchie of David J. Ritchie & Associates, was Chicago’s only dance web site until 1998.