Alumni and faculty members of the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago are performing in Marchland, presented by The Seldoms June 21 through 30 at Chicago’s cutting-edge performance venue Links Hall. The work is choreographed by Dance Center faculty member Carrie Hanson, a Dance Center faculty member and founding artistic director of The Seldoms. The cast includes Dance Center alums Cara Sabin ’06 and Hannah Santistevan ’16, both graduates of the Dance Center’s BFA Program in Dance, and Columbia College alumnus Matthew McMunn ’10, a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Department of Humanities, History and Social Sciences‘ BA Program in Cultural Studies, as well as Dance Center teacher Paige Cunningham Caldarella and former Dance Center student Damon Green. And alum Philip Elson ’11, a graduate of the Dance BFA program, is the production’s restaging assistant.
The Seldoms is a Chicago-based dance company that values making intelligent, visually rich dance theater driven by inquiry. Under the direction of founder Carrie Hanson, the company is committed to bringing audiences an expanded experience of dance that ignites thought around real-world issues. With dance at the center, the company’s vision extends to a total action and environment and includes collaboration with practitioners in fields including theater, architecture, installation, video, sound, and fashion.