Karen and Clara: Red Shoes meets Nutcracker

October 31, 2013 - In Hans Christian Anderson's "The Red Shoes", Karen, a poor peasant girl is doomed to dance forever until she learns her...
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Chacarera: First Wedding Dance

October 29, 2013 - In the lively Argentine folk dance, the Chacarera, a couple starts in a group, but dances solely for each other. Arms ar...
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Sneak Peek: Visceral Dance Chicago studio reception and showing

October 20, 2013 - 2013-10-17 Visceral Dance Chicago treated an intimate group of supporters to a sneak peek performance of works by Sidra...
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at Visceral Dance Chicago: Cheryl Mann and Eddy Ocampo

October 18, 2013 - Three more reasons why I consider myself lucky to be a part of the dance community in Chicago: 1.) photographer, Cheryl...
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Spotlight on Kye, dancer

October 17, 2013 - Today, I was playing with different ways to light my white seamless backdrop (thanks Louis Parks for inspiration). I pos...
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DanceWest Ballet's 2013 "Clara", Megan Troke

October 14, 2013 - Megan Troke came to CDS for a pointe shoe fitting and stayed for an impromptu photo shoot in my new studio next door. My...
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August Rose in white

October 11, 2013 - There's not much I need to say about this sweet dancer, August Rose. Her photos say enough. Here she is practicing poses...
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ARTango's menu: a big plus for social dancers in Chicago

October 10, 2013 - There are many forms of dance. The form of social dance includes, among others, ballroom, salsa, swing and my current fa...
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Proof that dancing while your pregnant produces healthy babies: Dina and Owen

October 08, 2013 - When Dina was in her last month of pregnancy, I posted a pic of her on my CDS Facebook page. It got many hits, a ton of...
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Choreographer Caleb Teicher at Chicago Tap Theatre

October 06, 2013 - Every year, my daughter and I see Chicago Tap Theatre's holiday performance, "Tidings of Tap". The live music and amazin...
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Tiaras and Tutus: Anna

October 04, 2013 - I am thinking of video taping my photo shoots. The most amazing thing happens to dancers when they hear music. It doesn'...
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Michelle McCrea: Leotard Ad for CDS

October 03, 2013 - At Chicago Dance Supply, we find there are many excuses to have photo shoots. Here's Michelle from our latest shoot. If...
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