Faculty Spotlight Archive

Dancer-choreographer-teacher Onye Ozuzu, Dean of the Columbia College Chicago School of Fine and Performing Arts and former Chair of the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, will be representing the United States at danceGATHERING (Lagos Contemporary Dance Festival) in...
Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alum Hannah Santistevan ’16, a graduate of the Dance Center’s BFA Program in Dance, has joined the ensemble of The Seldoms, one of Chicago’s most innovative dance companies. Starting in January 2017, Santistevan will participate...
Chicago’s John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced hefty grants to 15 Chicago arts and culture organizations for diverse artistic exchanges around the world, and three Chicago-based dance companies with ties to the Dance Center of Columbia...
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago‘s blog “In the Studio” has chronicled the professional activities of our talented and accomplished alumni, faculty, and students over the past year. As we head off for our holiday break, here’s a...
A new work choreographed by Peter Carpenter, associate professor and interim chair at the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, was cited in the Chicago Tribune’s “Best Dance of 2016” year-end wrapup. Carpenter’s document shoot rehearsal run, presented August...
Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alum Vershawn Ward ’02, a graduate of Columbia College’s Dance BFA program, shares a concert of solo works October 28-30 at Links Hall, 3111 N. Western, Chicago. Titled “The Body Wails, The Body Restores,”...
  Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, a cutting-edge dance/theatre company whose artistic director is Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alum Sara Maslanka ’13, presents Full Circle 2016, a festival of multidisciplinary work, October 14-22. The Full Circle festival is a two-weekend “collision...
"The Fly Honey Show" (Photo: Matthew Gregory Hollis)
As summer draws to a close, Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alumni, faculty, and students will be featured in two cutting-edge performance events opening Thursday, August 18. “Set Free,” a weekend of performances produced by the Watering Can and Links Hall,...
The talents of Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago faculty members and alumni will be featured in “Set Free,” a weekend of performances stemming from a residency program produced by the Watering Can and Links Hall August 18-21 at...
Performance artist Peter Carpenter, Acting Chair of the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, will perform in the fourth annual Pivot Arts Festival on Friday, June 3. The ten-day festival, which runs June 2-12, features dozens of innovative performances and...