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25 years. For what?

“25 years. For what?,” I asked myself this early Monday morning of this first week of our two-week anniversary season at Stage 773. Coming to mind first is for the chance to celebrate a wisdom that I first heard my mother say.  She … Continue reading

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Be Our Guest: MARK YONALLY!

When I first moved to Chicago I was insatiably hungry to see what the local dance scene was all about.  I went to every show I could, and that first year I went to see eight different shows during Dance … Continue reading

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JUMPING into RHYTHM!

Working with JUMP RHYTHM® Jazz Project has been an exciting and rewarding experience. This 25-year-old dance company generates such a unique and stimulating performance. When I first started working for JUMP RHYTHM® I was intrigued by the style and technique.  … Continue reading

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Online vs. Live Conversation

In May 2011 (Dance USA’s e-journal: From the Green Room) dance writer, Jennifer Edwards talked about the “Shifting Landscapes: 3 Impact Points of Technology on the Future of Dance.” Here is an excerpt citing the first impact point. “Technology is … Continue reading

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Singing in Rhythm

As a part of our historic revival of “No Way Out” for JUMP RHYTHM®’s 25th Anniversary, we are recreating all 3 sections of the dance for the first time in my 8 year tenure with the company.  I usually find … Continue reading

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A Look Back: “Too Close for Comfort” Then & Now

In honor of Jump Rhythm’s upcoming 25th Anniversary season, I would like to take a look back. My first introduction to the company was in January of 2001 as a freshmen dance major at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. … 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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