reviews

2016
Lovely review of “Your nearest exit may be behind you” and our event First Draft: New Dances by Chicago Area Artists by Lauren Warnecke

2015
Check out this review of Promise 2015 at SeeChicagoDance by Lauren Warnecke

Read Irene Hsiao’s beautiful article about the multiple meanings of Promise

Kim Campbell’s observations of Promise at Gaper’s Block.

2013
Awesome preview by Johnny Nevin that was featured in the Huffington Post

Review of Vision, Faith, & Desire by Lynn Colburn Shapiro of SeeChicagoDance.com

Great Arts Blog post by Marc Vitali at WTTW-TV’s Chicago Tonight

The amazing Vicki Crain of Rogue Ballerina had great things to say about Vision, Faith, & Desire.

Here’s what Lauren Warnecke had to say about our work at ArtIntercepts

Jordan Reinwald wrote about her experiences dancing with us at Examiner.com

Read this awesome preview by Sid Smith about our 2013 Open Rehearsal Series

2012
Read the excellent review by Julinda Lewis of the Richmond Times Dispatch about our performances as part of the Yes! Dance Festival. Best Quote: “Winifred Haun and Dancers brought two works from Chicago… You couldn’t ask for more.”

Montrose, CO’s The Watch had this to say about our residency there.

And the Montrose Daily Press caught our flash mob at the Motion on Main Festival!

2011
Read the great review by Karyn Seamann from Madison.com about our performances at the Overture Center. Best Quote: “Artistically, (Close My Eyes) and Bento showcased the exquisite athleticism of Winifred Haun & Dancers.”

This is a preview article for our performances in Madison.

Read this preview by Oak Leaves (Pioneer Press) of our performances with Kanopy Dance Co. and Lonny Joseph Gordon

Read this great interview with Winifred Haun at 4dancers.org

2010
Check out Promise at Cheney Mansion on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight show:

2009
Promise was selected as Critic’s Choice by the Chicago Reader! Read what illustrious dance writer, Laura Molzahn has to say by clicking here.

Lucia Mauro wrote a brilliant description of Promise for Examiner. Read her insights here.

Listen to what WBEZ radio had to say about Promise here

Neil Ellis Orts of the national on-line magazine Flavorwire has a really great interview with Winifred Haun about the making of Promise. You can read the entire piece here.

Past reviews
Chicago Tribune September 2007

Oak Leaves (Pioneer Press) March 2006

TimeOut Chicago March 2005

Chicago Reader #1

Chicago Reader #2

New York Times #1

New York Times #2

What the Critics are saying:

  • “…a brilliant choreographer.” -WBEZ Radio, Chicago
  • “Gestures serendipitously fall exactly in the right place at the right time.” -New City, Chicago
  • “…her dances are visceral, jarring and bristling with feeling.” -Chicago Sun-Times
  • “…an artist of considerable talent…” -Chicago Reader
  • “intriguing work that deconstructs post modern dance” -Chicago Tribune