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

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 […]

THE WHITE CITY returns to Chicago February 9th 2013!

Great news!! The amazing  THE WHITE CITY story ballet is back in Chicago Feb. 9th, 2013, this time at the Morraine Valley Performing Arts Center – Dorothy Menker Theater! It won’t be back for a while, so definitely grab tickets if you get the chance… And just in case you haven’t seen it, check out […]

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 […]

BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS on PBS-WTTW!

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 […]

Jessica Miller Tomlinson

Jessica Miller Tomlinson– Fosse:Prelude (2009), Beneath The White City Lights (2012), Jessica graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in contemporary Dance. As a young dancer, Jessica had the fortunate opportunity to apprentice with the NC Dance Theatre under the direction of former New York City Ballet […]