The story behind the making of Thodos Dance Chicago's critically acclaimed story ballet A LIGHT IN THE DARK.
Produced/Directed by Chris Olsen, and Featuring Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos, Jessica Miller Tomlinson, Alissa Tollefson, Annie Deutz, Caitlin Cucchiara and the Music of Bruce Wolosoff.
Excerpts from THODOS DANCE CHICAGO'S A LIGHT IN THE DARK, the penultimate performance film of the new story ballet from Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos, and Thodos Dance Chicago (thodosdancechicago.org), which interprets the story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan through dance.
(About the Original Stage Production: Choreography by Ann Reinking and Melissa Thodos, Music by Bruce Wolosoff, Stage Lighting designed by Nathan Tomlinson, Costumes designed by Nathan Rohrer, Dances performed by Jessica Miller Tomlinson, Alissa Tollefson, Brian Hare, Jon Sloven, John Cartwright, Cara Carper, Caitlin Cucchiara, Annie Deutz, Josh Manculish, Kyle Hadenfeldt, Ray Dones, and Diana Robertson.)
Teaser Trailer for the dance film "BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS", about the making of "THE WHITE CITY", a story ballet interpretation of events surrounding the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.
Film Producer/Director/Editor: Chris Olsen
Film Production, Graphics, Editorial, and Post-Production: Kai Harding, Inc.
Stage Production Story and Choreography: Ann Reinking and Melissa Thodos
Stage Production Performers: Thodos Dance Chicago
Stage Production film and video projections: Chris Olsen / Kai Harding, Inc.
Stage Production Music: Bruce Wolosoff
Stage Production Lighting: Nathan Tomlinson
Stage Production Costume Design: Nathan Rohrer