“Best of Local Dance” by New City

In dance, “best” can mean a lot of things; it can mean technical excellence and versatility, it can mean critical and/or national acclaim, it can mean popularity with audiences and community engagement, it can mean stylistic innovation or masterful preservation, pristine formalism or courageous vulnerability. Chicago is home to growing ranks of companies that fit […]

Stupormarket: Named Best of 2011

“Stupormarket,” the Seldoms, February, Stage 773. Carrie Hanson and company not only delivered sharp, entertaining dance, but shrewdly explored the financial meltdown and economic theory, down to and including voiceover commentary from Nobel laureate Paul Krugman as part of the soundtrack.

Stupormarket: A Sly Commentary On Economy

Stupormarket,” A One-Act Dance About Our Economic Meltdown, Is Just Plain Terrific, A Smart, Tireless Tour De Force Both Thoughtful And Entertaining…

Stupormarket: review

Carrie Hanson Takes Us On A Roller Coaster Ride That Recapitulates – And Reinvents – The Roller Coaster The Economy Has Been On For The Last Few Years. We Lurch Up The Hills Of Greed, Selfishness, And Ignorance; Slide, Shrieking, Down Into Reckless, Abandoned, Ridiculous Laughter; Clasp Each Other In Desperation, Need, And Shared Terror…

Stupormarket: Philip Elson Pelts It Out In The Seldoms’ Stupormarket

Choreographer Carrie Hanson, Artistic Director Of The Seldoms, Made Thrift And Death Of A (Prada) Salesman In 2009. The Two Short Works Spoke, With Poetry And Humor Respectively, To The Recent Credit Collapse. She Then Switched Gears To Complete Work On A Collaborative Multimedia Abstraction That Premiered At The MCA…