EMMY®-Nomination for A LIGHT IN THE DARK!

We are incredibly proud that KAI/Harding’s founder Chris Olsen was just nominated by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of NATAS for his fourth EMMY award for the THODOS DANCE CHICAGO’S – A LIGHT IN THE DARK performance film! Huge thanks & kudos to Melissa Thodos, Ann Reinking, Bruce Wolosoff, Gail Ford, Rick Johnston, to the spectacular Thodos dancers, […]

A LIGHT IN THE DARK-Live at the Doudna-10/10/14

THODOS DANCE CHICAGO‘S acclaimed story ballet “A Light in the Dark: The story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan” (co-choreographed by Melissa Thodos and Broadway legend Ann Reinking, with music composed by Bruce Wolosoff) makes its return to the Midwest on October 10th, 2014 as part of Eastern Illinois University’s Fall Program at the Doudna […]

A LIGHT IN THE DARK returns to Chicago in 2014!

THODOS DANCE CHICAGO‘S acclaimed story ballet “A Light in the Dark: The story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan” (co-choreographed by Melissa Thodos and Broadway legend Ann Reinking, with music composed by Bruce Wolosoff) makes its triumphant return to Chicago as part of TDC’s 2014 Winter Concert at the North Shore Center for the Performing […]

THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR – “A Light in the Dark: A Ballet & Documentary Review”

Special Thanks to Casey Ryan’s THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR for reviewing both SHINE and A LIGHT IN THE DARK (Published 9/6/2013) http://cuttingroomfloorpodcast.blogspot.ca/2013/09/a-light-in-dark-ballet-documentary.html

ROGUE BALLERINA – “SHINE: Dance Doc to premiere on WTTW”

Another great SHINE mention, this time from ROGUE BALLERINA! (Written by: Vicki Crain, Published on 9/5/2013) “SHINE: Dance Doc to premiere on WTTW”

THE ENTERTAINMENT CORNER – “Emmy®-Winning Filmmaker Christopher Olsen – A LIGHT IN THE DARK and documentary SHINE”

A great article on both SHINE and A LIGHT IN THE DARK from THE ENTERTAINMENT CORNER! (Written by Mireille Miskulin, Published 9/2/2013) “Emmy®-Winning Filmmaker Christopher Olsen-A LIGHT IN THE DARK and documentary SHINE”

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 […]

CHICAGO TRIBUNE – “Thodos Dance Chicago to be subject of documentary”

Nice Mention about SHINE in the Chicago Tribune! (Written by: Doug George, Published 8/28/2013) “Thodos Dance Chicago to be subject of documentary”

ROGUE BALLERINA – “Thodos’ A Light in the Dark premieres”

Another great mention, from ROGUE BALLERINA! (Written by: Vicki Crain, Published on 2/26/2013) (2/26/2013) Vicki Crain of ROGUE BALLERINA – “Thodos’ A Light in the Dark premieres”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE – “Reinking, Thodos reveal inspirational story of Helen Keller”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE article on A LIGHT IN THE DARK (Written by: Sid Smith, Published on 2/12/2013) “Reinking, Thodos reveal inspirational story of Helen Keller”