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Dance Thu Apr 12 2012

The "Inaside Chicago Dance Project"

For Inaside Chicago Dance (ICD) Artistic Director Richard Smith, the art of jazz dancing is real, honest and most of all, human. "Jazz always deals with human issues, human relationships, and life that we all are a part of," said Smith.

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Dancers from Inaside Chicago Dance; photo: Robyn Morawski.

This month, ICD presents the "Inaside Chicago Dance Project," a concert that will debut three new works by both established and up-and-coming choreographers. One of the new works in this annual spring showcase is Smith's Lady Justice-inspired The Sides of Every Story, set to Ólafur Arnalds' "Til Enda." Rounding out the trio is a personal work by ICD's own Courtney Kozlowski, and Sinead Gildea's capsule, a story centered on the impact and effect of time in people's lives.

The program also features works by established choreographers including Tony Savino and Harrison McEldowney's Mink, Jazz and Swing: Dancing to the Music of Miss Peggy Lee, Eddy Ocampo's The Alarm Will Sound and two more by Smith: the athletic More Than A Conqueror and the tug-of-war love story, When No Means Maybe.

Catch the "Inaside Chicago Dance Project" at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport, for one night only, Saturday, Apr. 28, at 8pm. Tickets are $20-$30; for more information call 773-935-6860.

 
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