We’re back in the theater!

We’re back in the theater!

We’re announcing our Season 2021|22, and we’re back! We’re returning to *live* in person programming in *theaters* for our 2021|22 Season . Our work will be presented at the Pritzker Pavillion, as part of Dance for Life, at the Ruth Page Center,...
Finding the Light: Dance at Pleasant Home & Mills Park

Finding the Light: Dance at Pleasant Home & Mills Park

And… we’re back! Yup, we’re performing live (outdoors, with masks, and social distancing), as we present: Finding the Light. We’re looking for the light, too! Details: Finding the Light Sunday, May 16 at 4:00pm Pleasant Home, 217 S. Home Ave.,...
A New Way Forward for Dance Writing

A New Way Forward for Dance Writing

Like the rest of the world, the dance community has seen a great deal of change over the past year. There is no doubt the art form will continue to evolve, even as we eventually return to performing and enjoying the arts in person again. The eventual re-opening of...
Our Winter/Spring 2021 Season

Our Winter/Spring 2021 Season

We so thrilled, honored, and fortunate to be able to present another season of original, innovative dance events! Here’s a look at all that we have coming up: Friday, March 5 at 6:00pm Press on, regardless (dance film premiere) FREE on Facebook Live Sign-up here...
Press on, regardless

Press on, regardless

Our Winter/Spring 2021 starts on Friday, March 5 at 6:00pm on Facebook Live, when we premiere our latest dance film Press on, regardless. Choreographed and directed by Winifred Haun, and filmed at Links Hall by videographer Sean Rafferty, “Press on,...
Upcoming Audition

Upcoming Audition

We need dancers! Specifically, we’re looking professional dancers age 18 and up, for the January thru June 2021 Contract season. Qualified candidates will possess a strong technical background in ballet, modern and/or contemporary techniques. Dancers should also...
Spring Back with us!

Spring Back with us!

We’re springing back, because we’re resilient, we’re creative, and we’re dancers. We were blooming at home till now and because of our community — you, our dancers, our partners, and our Board — we continue to grow and discover new rhythms and...
Blackout Tuesday

Blackout Tuesday

Dear Fan of WH&D, Like you, we are horrified by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Laquan McDonald, Philando Castile, Michael Brown, and too many others, by our nation’s police officers. We are also devastated by the unfair...
We Are doing Fine

We Are doing Fine

Iris Parke in “We Are Doing Fine” by Winifred Haun We Are Doing Fine is a new dance film created by Winifred Haun. Its about (you guessed it…) the Covid Quarantine, and how we are all coping (or not…). It make you laugh, cry and feel hopeful,...
Dance on site: a project of Perennial & Persistent

Dance on site: a project of Perennial & Persistent

photo by Contigo photos & films We created a special Dance Video with our newest collaborator, Banks Performance Project. Artists from both Companies created solos, they were edited together into a group work by Sean Rafferty. We’re so...