Conversations on Chicago Dance: Founding and Sustaining a Company

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Event Description

Please join us and hear from directors who founded Chicago dance companies in the late 1970s that are still going strong today: Dame Libby Komaiko (Ensemble Español), Hema Rajagopalan (Natya Dance Theatre), and Joel Hall (Joel Hall Dancers). What kind of support did they have getting started? How has the work of the company evolved over time? What has made it possible for their work to continue? Bring your questions!

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary
Traditional/Indigenous Dance


Newberry Library

60 W. Walton St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 943-9090