Faculty Spotlight Archive

Chicago Takes 10 — a free virtual series featuring performing artists from across the city — will showcase the work of several Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alums and faculty members between June 24 and July 22. On...
Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alum Dee Alaba ’17, a graduate of the Dance Center’s BFA Program in Dance, is profiled in the Chicago Reader‘s 2021 Pride Issue, published June 9, 2021. In an article headlined “Dee Alaba celebrates...
Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alum Marceia Scruggs ’17, a graduate of the Dance Center’s BA Program in Dance, and Dedrick Gray ’15, a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Business and Entrepreneurship Department‘s BA Program in Marketing,...
Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago associate chair and faculty member Paige Cunningham Caldarella is profiled in a cover story in the September/October 2019 DanceTeacher magazine, an issue focusing on dance in higher education. In an article titled “Paige...
Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alumni are among the artists highlighted in the Chicago Tribune‘s “Top 10 for Dance This Fall” feature published September 6, 2019. The Tribune‘s dance critic, Columbia College alum Lauren Warnecke ’03, predicts that...
Congratulations to the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alums and faculty members who have been selected by Chicago Dancemakers Forum for its 2019 Greenhouse Awards and 2019 Lab Artists Program. The Greenhouse Program promotes artistic growth in emerging...
The seventh annual Pivot Arts Festival, running May 31 through June 9 at various locations in Chicago’s Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods, features the talents of Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alumni and faculty. This showcase of multidisciplinary performance...
The Quiet Hours, a new work by Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago faculty member Emma Draves, will premiere Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at Dovetail Studios, 2853 W. Montrose, Chicago. Performances start at 7:30 PM both...
Mordine & Company Dance Theater, founded in 1969 by the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago‘s founder and longtime chair Shirley Mordine, celebrates its 50th anniversary with a weekend of performances May 17 and 18. Known for its interdisciplinary...