Alumni Spotlight Archive

A dance piece by Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alum Keyierra Collins has been selected for the 2016 National College Dance Festival, presented by the American College Dance Association June 9-11 at the John F. Kennedy Center for...
Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Jane Lynch was the keynote speaker at the 2016 commencement ceremony for Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago graduates on Saturday, May 14, at the Chicago Theatre in downtown Chicago. Lynch also...
Alumni and faculty members of the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are collaborating on the world premiere of a new dance/theatre work, RockCitizen, presented by The Seldoms, a Chicago-based ensemble founded...
Alluvion Dance Chicago, an emerging contemporary dance company founded and led by Johnny Huntoon, a senior in the Columbia College Chicago Dance Department ‘s BA program in Dance, premieres its first story show, Within This Body. Written by Columbia...
Shalaka Kulkarni, Sara Maslanka, and Ellyzabeth Adler in “Bindis and Bruises.” Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, a cutting-edge dance/theatre company whose artistic director, Sara Maslanka (BA ’13), is a Columbia College Chicago Dance Department alum, will present a special performance of...
Red Clay Dance, an all-female ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Dance Center alum Vershawn Ward (BFA ’02), will premiere a new evening-length work on Friday-Saturday, April 8-9, at the DuSable Museum of African American History in...
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, a cutting-edge dance/theatre company whose artistic director, Sara Maslanka (BA ’13), is a Columbia College Chicago Dance Department alum, continues its 15th season with Bindis and Bruises, conceived and co-choreographed by Priya Narayan (MA ’14), an...