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Unexpected Beauty: Michelle Kranicke, Bebe Miller and Deborah Hay Talk Dance, Ageism and the Experience of Socially Conscious Performance

January 14th, 2016

Among the most exciting dance performances taking place in this young 2016 season is a Read more »

DANCIN’ FEATS Mid-career artists confront aging in aMID

January 13th, 2016

“Art, for me, is something that completely drives my life,” said Michelle Kranicke in a Read more »

Lucky seven: The best in Chicago dance this year

December 31st, 2014

Michelle Kranicke’s Zephyr Dance hardly resembles itself from 10 years ago. Kranicke has been wise Read more »

Zephyr Dance pushes its limits, and ours, too (review)

September 28th, 2014

Zephyr Dance is one of those companies that sometimes escapes my radar, particularly since the departure Read more »


September 20th, 2014

Dance Review by Sarah Osterman Myers, September 20, 2014 Rating 3 Stars Out of 4 Read more »

Dancing around definitions in Michelle Kranicke’s experimental Out and Back In Again

October 2nd, 2013

The Zephyr Dance and Defibrillator coproduction plays with boundaries—both real and imaginary. As it gains Read more »

Zephyr Dance Provides Immersive Experience at the Defibrillator Gallery

October 1st, 2013

If you’ve not seen Zephyr Dance perform in the past, this is the ideal opportunity Read more »

Up Next: Program two, FlySpace Dance Chicago

April 10th, 2013

If you missed the first weekend of FlySpace, shame on you. But here’s your second chance. Read more »

Review: Allowances and Occurrences

September 17th, 2012

Things that occurred: a group of girls chatting on the street abruptly realized there was Read more »

Zephyr Dance performs at the DEFIBRILLATOR gallery.

September 13th, 2012

In the dark of night, still art comes to life. Movement in the DEFIBRILLATOR gallery is decidedly calm Read more »