Peter Carpenter Archive

Alumni and faculty of the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are participating in Elevate Chicago Dance 2018, a full day of free performances, installations, workshops, and discussions by Chicago dance-makers on...
The Dance COLEctive, a dance company founded and led by Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alumna and faculty member Margi Cole ’90, returns to the stage September 14 through 16 with REboot, a concert program featuring three world...
Dancer-choreographer-teacher Peter Carpenter, chair of the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and interim chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, is participating in a multidisciplinary symposium the weekend of February 23, 2018, at the University of Iowa...
Scholarly writings by two Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago faculty members appear in the highly praised new anthology Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings, published by Oxford University Press USA. Edited by Clare Croft, this multi-platformed project-book, accompanying website,...
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago‘s blog “In the Studio” has chronicled Dance Center activities as well news about outside professional accomplishments of our talented and accomplished alumni, faculty, and students over the past year. As we head...
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,...
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‘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...
"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,...