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 […]


Exciting news!  Our new Dance documentary featuring Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos and the company of Thodos Dance Chicago premieres Thursday, February 23, 10:30pm on WTTW11! As you may know, in early 2011, Emmy Award®-winning Chicago filmmaker Christopher Kai Olsen created nearly 50 minutes of original film projections for Thodos Dance Chicago’s  multimedia story ballet The […]

THE WHITE CITY Returns to Chicago… AGAIN!

STILL haven’t seen the critically acclaimed  THE WHITE CITY story ballet?  Well guess what? IT’S COMING BACK TO THE HARRIS THEATER (CHICAGO) FOR TWO MORE NIGHTS!  This critically acclaimed show from Ann Reinking and Melissa Thodos (chosen “BEST DANCE of 2011” by the Sun Times) is absolutely amazing, so get your tickets NOW for an evening filled with wondorus […]

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.)

“The White City” in the Press!

Between last weeks preview at the North Shore Center for the Performing arts, and the upcoming Chicago Premiere this Friday at the Harris Theater, “The White City” has been garnering some nice press attention… So I figured I should post some links to the latest and greatest news: From Sid Smith of The Chicago Tribune http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/ct-live-0221-white-city-review-20110220,0,6129212.story […]

CHICAGO SUN TIMES – “The Expo, expertly evoked in dance”

New CHICAGO SUN TIMES article on THE WHITE CITY (Written by: Hedy Weiss, Published on 2/20/2011) The Expo, expertly evoked in dance  

Introducing THE WHITE CITY

The Chicago press just caught wind of  THE WHITE CITY, the wonderful NEW Thodos Dance Chicago stage production featuring incredible original choreography by Ann Reinking AND Melissa Thodos, music by amazing American composer Bruce Wolosoff, and film design by… Chris Olsen!  (Wheee!)  It’s such a thrill to be involved in a full blown theatrical stage show again, and I am […]