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

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 […]

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 […]

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

Ann Reinking

Ann Reinking – Fosse:Prelude (2009), Beneath The White City Lights (2012) A Broadway and film veteran, Ann Reinking won a Tony Award for best Choreography for the Broadway revival of the Bob Fosse musical Chicago in 1997, and has been nominated as Best Actress (Goodtime Charley, 1975), Best Featured Actress (Dancin’, 1978) and Best Director […]

Brian Hare

BRIAN HARE – Fosse:Prelude (2009), Fancy (2010), Beneath The White City Lights (2012) – BRIAN HARE is originally from Bloomfield Hills, MI. He is a graduate with honors of Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Arts Entertainment Media Management and Dance. While in Chicago Brian has performed as a company member with Chicago Dance […]

Danielle Scanlon

Danielle Scanlon – Fosse:Prelude (2009), Beneath The White City Lights (2012) – Danielle Scanlon is a 2007 Cum Laude honors graduate from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA with a Bachelor of Arts in Jazz and Classical Ballet. She also trained in San Francisco with Alonzo King LINES Ballet. She was awarded the 2006 Rising Star […]

Mollie Mock-Kaufman

MOLLIE MOCK – Fosse:Prelude (2009), Fancy (2010), Beneath The White City Lights (2012), Boy.Girl.Drum (2012) – MOLLIE MOCK began her early dance training in Beckley, WVa and furthered her studies at North Carolina School of the Arts, California University of PA, and WV Governors School for the Arts. She went on to graduate magna cum […]