Tag Archives: Fall Season

Melanie’s JUMP RHYTHM® Life!

My first introduction to JUMP RHYTHM® Jazz Project was after being selected for their residency at Slippery Rock University. I along with 9 other dance majors spent two weeks of rigorous rehearsal with two company members learning Getting There, but this … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 3

First things first, Happy New Year!! Jump Rhythm had a monumental year in 2012 – most notably, the highest ever enrollment at our Summer Intensive, launching our new logo and website, self-producing our fall season of shows at Stage 773, … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the Jump Rhythm shows at Stage 773

One audience member wrote, “Jump Rhythm, you bring such an important, necessary, life-giving energy to dance in Chicago.” Another wrote, “There was life in the dances! It was wonderful!” It is so helpful, so truly reassuring to read comments like … Continue reading

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Jump Rhythm Opening Night

Last night was the opening night of our Fall Season, and the performers, administrators, technicians, board and supporters of Jump Rhythm are so proud and excited for the rest of this weekend’s performances! This is the first show that Jump … Continue reading

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Jump Rhythm Fall Season

We at Jump Rhythm are so excited to be able to share a show with our Chicago audience starting tomorrow!  We’d love to see you there, and here’s a little preview footage from our tech rehearsal on Tuesday night.  Click … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas: Reflections on “Being on the beat”

So I’ll admit that the first time I heard the initial action idea of the Jump Rhythm Technique, I naively assumed that it would be easy. I’ve been an avid fan of music my entire life; a drummer since the … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 1

This fall, we’re going to be exploring Billy’s unique fundamentals of the Jump Rhythm technique, which we call our “Jump Rhythm Technique® Six Action-ideas.”  The first action-idea is at the core of Jump Rhythm Technique®, and the basis of all … Continue reading

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