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 […]

Excerpts from A LIGHT IN THE DARK

We thought you might enjoy a sneak peek at recent footage from our upcoming documentary about A LIGHT IN THE DARK, the new story ballet from Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos, and Thodos Dance Chicago, which interprets the story of Helen Keller and Ann Sullivan through dance. Make sure to see the Chicago Premiere at the […]

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”

A LIGHT IN THE DARK – ON FILM!

I suppose we’re not letting too many cats out of the bag, but in case you haven’t guessed already, we’re presently in production on two new films with Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos, and Thodos Dance Chicago, this time focusing on their A LIGHT IN THE DARK story ballet, which interprets the story of Helen Keller […]

A Light In The Dark – Teaser

It’s 2013, and Ann Reinking and Melissa Thodos are hard at work on a new story ballet, called A LIGHT IN THE DARK, based upon the early life of Helen Keller. The show, which features a wholly original score from composer Bruce Wolosoff, premieres in Chicago in this spring (At the North Shore Center for […]

TIMEOUT CHICAGO-“Thodos Dance Chicago rebuilds the White City”

New TIMEOUT CHICAGO article on THE WHITE CITY (Written by: Zachary Whittenburg, Published on 3/2/2011) Thodos Dance Chicago rebuilds the White City (Like the showpiece metropolis in which it’s set, Ann Reinking and Melissa Thodos’s new ballet brings experts together from multiple disciplines.)

CHICAGO SUN TIMES – “11 for ‘11: The year’s best dance”

THE WHITE CITY was just awarded “Best Dance of 2011!” “11 for ‘11: The year’s best dance”