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Zephyr Dance artistic director Michelle Kranicke | Interview

September 13th, 2012

Michelle Kranicke unravels a scroll of blueprints and shows me the stage layout for her Read more »

PREVIEW: Zephyr Dance, “Allowances and Occurrences”

September 11th, 2012

In her new three-hour “Allowances and Occurrences,” Zephyr artistic director Michelle Kranicke hopes for “an overlap, maybe Read more »

Zephyr Dance presents “Smeared Surfaces”

November 16th, 2011

How we see dance–as in where we sit, where we aim our eyes, what we Read more »


June 11th, 2011

During Striding Lion’s also-in-the-round collage about revisionist history and Americana,Remember the…(Alamo), each audience member saw essentially the Read more »

Chicago Reader–Critic’s Choice

June 23rd, 2010

How often do you get to sit inside a dance work? Zephyr artistic director Michelle Read more »

Look (no, really look) at this!

June 22nd, 2010

Zephyr Dance is celebrating 20 years in the Chicago dance community with performances of In the Looking premiering Read more »

Preview: In the Looking/Zephyr Dance

June 22nd, 2010

In her latest experiment, artistic director Michelle Kranicke manipulates the elements of proximity and attention Read more »

Chicago Reader–Critic’s Choice

October 24th, 2007

Isolation and aging are the concepts behind artistic director Michelle Kranicke’s new hour-long Just Left Read more »

Remote Space

October 18th, 2007

In “Six Boxes,” by minimalist sculptor Donald Judd, an ensemble of mirrored cubes hide or Read more »

Slow and Mysterious Moves

January 22nd, 2005

Zephyr Dance performed at less than full strength on Thursday night at the Mulberry Street Read more »