Chris Olsen

February 20, 2015


We’ve just wrapped a new short film which will premiere as part of Thodos Dance Chicago’s 2015 winter concert beginning Saturday, February 20th at the North […]
February 9, 2015

“MEARRA” on PBS-WYCC March 7th, 2015 @ 7PM

Kai Harding Entertainment is proud to announce that Emmy®-winning producer/director Christopher Kai Olsen has partnered with critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Linda Marie Smith to bring her legendary […]
January 26, 2015

The “Lifeline” Happening at Thomas Masters Gallery

Kai Harding founder Chris Olsen recently partnered with Thodos Dance Chicago, Thomas Masters Gallery, and fashion designer Katrin Schnabl to develop a cross-disciplinary collaborative performance experience […]
December 2, 2014

Chicago Sun Times – Thodos Dance Chicago program runs the gamut of styles

Wonderful Review of the November 29th, 2014 Thodos Dance Chicago performances of WHITE CITY and more at the Auditorium Theater!! (Written by: Hedy Weiss, Published 12/2/2014) […]
December 1, 2014

Mearra: Selkie from the Sea @ Old Town School of Music

Experience Linda Marie Smith’s latest live music show, “Mearra – Selkie From the Sea” Sunday, December 7th at 3pm, at the famed Old Town School of […]
November 10, 2014

The White City @ the Auditorium Theater!

You may have seen our recently created 3o second commercial broadcast spot on television this month (shown below), but in case you missed it, make sure […]
September 24, 2014

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 […]
September 9, 2013

CHICAGO CINEMA – “A Quick Look At The Artsiders On DVD”

Really loved seeing this writeupon THE ARTSIDERS from Michael Corcoran of Chicago Cinema! “A Quick Look At The Artsiders On DVD”
September 6, 2013

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)
September 5, 2013

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”
September 2, 2013

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 […]
September 2, 2013


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 […]