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 to check out Thodos Dance Chicago’s critically acclaimed dance performance of THE WHITE CITY (featuring nearly an hour of original film projections created by filmmaker Chris Olsen and produced […]

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 […]

EMMY® NOMINATION for BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS!

We’re thrilled to announce that Kai Harding filmmaker Chris Olsen has just been nominated for his third MIDWEST EMMY®-Award… this time for the dance documentary BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS!  The film, which documents the creative process behind the Thodos Dance Chicago story ballet “THE WHITE CITY”, was recently nominated by the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the […]

BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS on PBS-WIPB!

BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS will air THREE TIMES during the month of October (2012) on Indiana’s PBS-WIPB (channel 49.1), to support the Indiana debut of the the Ann Reinking / Melissa Thodos story ballet THE WHITE CITY, appearing at Ball State’s Emens Auditorium on Nov 9th, 2012. The film, which presents an artistic insider’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

THE WHITE CITY Named “BEST DANCE OF 2011”

How’s this for an early Christmas Present… THE WHITE CITY was just named BEST DANCE OF 2011 by the Chicago Sun Times!  From the article: “…Thodos Dance Chicago’s wonderfully sophisticated new multimedia dance-theater piece, created by Broadway’s Ann Rein­king and Chicago’s Melissa Thodos, found ideal ways of tapping into all the personalities, conflicts and horror […]

THE WHITE CITY returns to CHICAGO!

Did you miss the critically acclaimed THE WHITE CITY story ballet this past spring?  Well lucky for you, the show, which in addition to an amazing cast, brilliant costumes, and stunning choreography also features nearly 50 minutes of original film projections (directed by Chris Olsen, and produced here at Kai Harding), is coming back to Chicago!  The next staging will play […]

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 […]