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Light in Winter: Dance & Music at Unity Temple

Winifred Haun and Composer Renee Baker are collaborating on an exciting new work made especially for Unity Temple. This will be one of those once in a lifetime, life changing events, and you’ll want to be there!

Light in Winter: Dance & Music at Unity Temple
with Winifred Haun & Dancers and Chicago Modern Orchestra Project
Friday, February 21 @7:30pm
Saturday, February 22 @5:30pm

Tickets:
$29 / general
$19 / Kids ages 6 to 18 (kids 5 and under are free)
$24 / Unity Temple Restoration Foundation Members
Buy tickets online

The work will feature original choreography by Ms. Haun and an original music composition by Ms. Baker, created especially for the unique spaces of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park masterpiece.  Presented as part of Unity Temple Restoration Foundation’s Performing Arts Series, Light in Winter will feature live music, performed by Chicago Modern Orchestra Project.

More info here

Auditions 2019

We’re having an Audition! We’re looking for male and female dancers on Sunday, September 15 at the Lou Conte Dance Studio at Hubbard St. Dance Center. 

The Contract period is September 16 thru May 30, and includes rehearsal & performance pay, with two major performances in the Chicago area, touring, and possible teaching opportunities.

Qualified candidates will:

  • possess a strong technical background in ballet, modern and/or contemporary techniques
  • have professional performing experience
  • be available for rehearsals on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30am to 1:00pm & occasional Fridays

The Audition will be
Sunday, September 15, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Lou Conte Dance Studio at the Hubbard St. Dance Center
1147 W. Jackson, Chicago1:00pm to 4:00pm

There is no fee to Audition.

No pre-registration required. If you have a resume and photo, feel free to bring them, but don’t make any special effort to produce these things especially for this Audition. We mostly just want to see you dance.


For more info, see our Audition page.

IANTB at Links Hall

photo by Chad Leverenz

We’re so excited to present a revised version of our important new dance, I am (not) this body, and several other works, as part of  Links Hall’s 40th Anniversary Season from April 26 to 28. 

I am (not) this body
Fri, April 26 @7:00pm
Sat, April 27 @7:00pm
Sun, April 28 @7:00pm

Tickets:
$15/general admission
$12/children, ages 6 to 18 and seniors
Free/children, ages 5 and under
Buy tickets now

Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago

I am (not) this body explores how we view “different” bodies (the bodies of women, children and people of color), and how those bodies and the humans inside them seem to be invisible or to have less value. I am (not) this body premiered last November at the Studebaker Theater.

More info here.