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
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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,
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
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
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