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THE WHITE CITY returns to Chicago this Feb 9th, 2013!

So excited that THE WHITE CITY will return to the stage in Chicago Feb. 9th, 2013 at the Morraine Valley Performing Arts Center – Dorothy Menker Theater! It won’t be back for a while, so definitely grab tickets of you get the chance… And just in case you haven’t seen

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BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS on PBS!

Breaking News! My new Dance documentary featuring Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos and the company of Thodos Dance Chicago premieres Thursday, February 23, 10:30pm on PBS-WTTW11! Amost exactly one year ago, I began designing, producing, and directing FOURTEEN original short films for a brand new Thodos Dance Chicago’s  story ballet called The White City: The

Teaser Trailer for “Beneath The White City Lights”

In honor of tonight’s Chicago Premiere of “The White City” the folks over at Kai Harding have  just posted the first Teaser Trailer for my new behind-the-scenes/performance film “Beneath The White City Lights” which shows off just a taste of some of the fantastic Thodos Dance footage we’ve been capturing along

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The story behind the Thodos Dance “THE WHITE CITY”

The White City, the new Story Ballet I’ve been working on with broadway legend Ann Reinking and Chicago choreographer Melissa Thodos, is finally live and on stage!  The show features spectacular direction and choreography from Melissa and Ann, the amazing Thodos Dance Chicago dancers, incredible live music from the Carpe Diem

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

FOSSE:PRELUDE available on YouTube!

Wow, it’s been a grand year with Fosse:Prelude!  From the initial inspiring lunch with Melissa Thodos of Thodos Dance Chicago at Vong’s Thai Kitchen last Fall, to the first days of production working with Ann Reinking and the dancers, to the national tour the film took as it accompanied “the

Project Gallery – FANCY

I’ve never maintained a very “purist” view of photography.  Yes, I can often be found with a 35mm still camera in hand, but my personal fascination has always been in the capture of “motion-over time-with design.” As such, I’ve moved fluidly between cinema and still cameras for over 20 years,

“FANCY” coming to the Moondance Film Fest!

After the upcoming Bumbershoot screening in Seattle, FANCY will turn east and head for the mountains – Boulder, Colorado in fact – for the Moondance International Film Festival!  FANCY will play as part of the shorts program on September 24, 2010 (8:40 pm), at the Hotel Boulderado (Aspen), 2115 Thirteenth street, Boulder, CO 80302.  I’ve heard

“FOSSE:PRELUDE” at the Big Bear Lake Film Fest

In case you haven’t heard, my latest doc “FOSSE:PRELUDE” (featuring one of my personal heroes, dance legend ANN REINKING) is set to premeire at the Big Bear Lake Film Fest.  Filming this was by far one of my favorite filmmaking experiences, and Ann is even more amazing in person than

New FOSSE:PRELUDE Pics!

Here’s a slew of pics taken during production on FOSSE:PRELUDE featuring dance legend Ann Reinking, iconic Chicago choreographer Melissa Thodos, and the talented performers of  Thodos Dance Chicago .  I have to admit I was pretty gobsmacked by the opportunity to work with Ann, but adding in Melissa and her amazing dance company made this one of the highlights

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