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“The Making” — Review by the Chicago Reader

“Welcome to The World of The Seldoms’ ‘The Making’ ” Irene Hsiao, Chicago Reader November 15, 2017 Painted banners hang long and low from the rafters of the Pulaski Park Field House, and when the music begins with a noise like a siren, the dancers flicker in and out of view through them, as animals […]

“The Making” — Review by seechicagodance.com

Vantage Points At Play In The Seldoms’ “The Making” Nov 11, 2017 | By Lynn Colburn Shapiro If you want to experience something really different, refreshing, and thought-provoking, go see The Seldoms’ latest multi-media installment, “The Making,” (7:30 PM, November 9-18, Pulaski Park Field House, 1419 W. Blackhawk. Note: next Thursday is free, but space […]

Newcity Stage Preview of “The Making”

By Sharon Hoyer November 10, 2017 “I’m interested in how we get to know people—or don’t and fill in the gaps,” says Carrie Hanson, artistic director of The Seldoms, after a rehearsal for her new piece “The Making.” “And how perception shapes this. How we recognize people in different contexts.” This latest piece from Hanson […]

Marchland: A Spare But Visually Stunning Piece

In the Seldoms’ new “Marchland,” boundaries and alliances are formed only to be broken. Isolation from others and collaboration are equally unproductive; there is no equilibrium or security. No one is safe…

Marchland: Chicago Creatives Go Deep Into Each Other’s Territory

A long-gestating collaboration among seven artists from different disciplines, The Seldoms’s Marchland is a fairly huge piece even coming from a company known for producing large-scale work…

Marchland: Carrie Hanson And The Seldoms Is By No Means Routine

Carrie Hanson and her troupe, the Seldoms, have never particularly sought institutional imprimatur. They trend toward the offbeat: Swimming pools and dank, cavernous South Side warehouses rank high on their list of past venues…