CHICAGO REVEALED

  We’ve just wrapped another short film which will premiere as part of Thodos Dance Chicago’s 2016 winter concert beginning Saturday, February 20th at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, and continuing March 5th at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.  The film features Melissa Thodos,  Kevin Iega Jeff of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, and Robyn Mineko […]

Second Stories-Part 1

Big thanks to the incomparable Ms Natalie Tursi for burning this out with me today! Looking forwards to “Part 2” with the always awesome Robert McKee! *Photography/Direction/Choreography: CK Olsen *Production Company: Kai Harding

DAYLIGHT

Presenting DAYLIGHT featuring the immensely talented Danielle Scanlon! *Photography/Direction/Choreography: CK Olsen *Production Company: Kai Harding *Music: Courtesy Killer Tracks (killertracks.com) ©2013 Kai Harding, Inc. blog.kaiharding.com

SUNRISE

Feeling the autumn chill? Warm up with Danielle Scanlon & Brian Hare in SUNRISE. Photography/Direction/Editorial: CK Olsen Production Company: Kai Harding Music: Courtesy Killer Tracks (killertracks.com) Hair/Makeup: Paula Weese Wardrobe: H Stance ©2013 Kai Harding, Inc blog.kaiharding.com

SHINE on PBS-WTTW

We’re less than a week from the broadcast premiere of TWO new films  from filmmaker Chris Olsen ! The first film, SHINE, is a half-hour documentary which captures a visceral portrait of the creativity and choreographic process that gave rise to the Thodos Dance Chicago story ballet by Melissa Thodos and Ann Reinking called A […]

Gingarte Capoeira – Batizado 2013

We were able to spend some ARTSIDERS time with Gingarte Capoeira for their 2013 Batizado, and loved every minute of it… see some of the highlights from this amazing event below!

TURSI

Dancer Natalie Tursi’s on a mission … TURSI * Featuring: Natalie Tursi * * Photography/Direction/Editorial: CK Olsen * * Production Company: Kai Harding * * Music: Kenya Nelson & Thomas Coster Jr. * * Wardrobe: Beth Laske-Miller * Hair/Makeup: Paula Weese * Tech Notes: Filmed in 5K with Red Epic-X & Nikon Lenses ©2012 Kai […]

SCHMITT

And now… the incomparable Sarah Schmitt… Featuring: Sarah Schmitt * Photography/Direction/Editorial: CK Olsen * Production Company: Kai Harding * Music: Devin Bronson * Tech Notes: Filmed in 5K with Red Epic-X * Pro Prime Lenses.

MCKEE

Working with dancer Robert McKee is always time well spent… (Featuring: Robert McKee * Photography/Direction/Editorial: CK Olsen * Production Company: Kai Harding * Music: Danny McCarthy * Tech Notes: Filmed in 5K with Red Epic-X & Pro Prime Lenses

The “Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube” POSTER!

While we finish preparing for the summer 2011 premiere of Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube, I thought you might enjoy a peek at the POSTER!