Faculty Spotlight Archive

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...
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago is hosting an exhibition of dance photography by William Frederking, who is retiring from Columbia College in May after 34 years of service. The exhibit opens Monday, May 1, with a reception...
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...