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