Dance

A Light In The Dark – Documentary

I’ve been documenting the making of the new story ballet A LIGHT IN THE DARK from Ann Reinking and Melissa Thodos of Thodos Dance Chicago for nearly six months, and we’re less than a week a away from the preview performances at The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts

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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Just finished my new film boy.girl.drum… and I can’t wait to show it to you!

EMMY® NOMINATION for BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS!

I’m proud to announce that my latest film BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS has just been nominated for an EMMY®-Award !  The film, which documents the creative process behind the Thodos Dance Chicago story ballet “THE WHITE CITY”, was nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Documentary Programs – Cultural” category. 

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,

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BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS coming to LITTLE ROCK!

I’m thrilled to announce that my documentary on the making of  the critically acclaimed story ballet The White City: The Columbian Exposition of 1893 ( featuring co-creators Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos and the company of  Thodos Dance Chicago) will make its Film Festival Premiere this Friday, June 1st, 2012 at

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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

New Interview on THE ENTERTAINMENT CORNER!

I was lucky enough to spend some quality time with the amazing women behind THE ENTERTAINMENT CORNER  this past week, and the result is a pretty epic recorded interview, now available on their site!  Through the skillfull reporting team of Mireille Miskulin and Kristine Radford, we successfuly condensed a lifetime of design,

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

“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

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