Faculty Spotlight Archive

Alumni and faculty members from the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago are among the dance artists receiving grants from the Chicago grant-making organization 3Arts, which announced on November 6, 2017, that it will award $330,000 to nearly 100...
The Seldoms, an innovative Chicago dance theatre troupe led by Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago faculty member Carrie Hanson, premieres its new work, The Making, November 9-18 at at the historic Pulaski Park fieldhouse, 1419 W. Blackhawk in...
Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago faculty members are in the ensemble and creative team of Rooming House, a new dance-theatre work presented by Lucky Plush Productions as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Company‘s LookOut Series. Co-created by Julia Rhoads...
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 lead a showing of her new work Project Tool on Friday, September...
The talents of alumni and faculty members from the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago are featured in the annual Chicago SummerDance Celebration on Saturday, August 26, at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph in downtown...
Dancer-choreographer Peter Carpenter, chair of the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, will perform a solo piece at the “Explode! Queer Dance” festival of performances and conversation in New York City. Carpenter will perform “Last Cowboy Standing” on Thursday, June 22,...
  Red Clay Dance, an all-female ensemble founded and led by Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alum Vershawn Sanders-Ward ’02, presents its spring concert, “The Art of Resilience,” on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4. The program features the...
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, has received a 2017/18 Creation & Development Fund award from the National Performance...
Peter Carpenter, who has served as Interim Chair of the Columbia College Chicago Dance Department since 2015, has accepted the position of Chair of the Dance Department, according to an announcement by Onye Ozuzu, former Chair of the Dance...
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago celebrates the end of the 2016-2017 school year with the Repertory Performance Workshop and Faculty Concert on Thursday and Friday, May 11 and 12, at 8 PM each night. The program features...