International Commissioning Project
The development of new work is of key importance at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
Renamed the International Commissioning Project (IC Project) for its 15th anniversary, the program continues to provide residencies to choreographers, offering them the opportunity to create original works for Hubbard Street's dancers and to conduct master classes.
About the Process
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Questions about the application process or program details are welcome via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the International Commissioning Project
The IC Project — part of Hubbard Street’s Choreographic Development Initiative — has gained an esteemed reputation, international recognition, and produced 43 original works to date. Notable grantees include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater artistic director Robert Battle, Aszure Barton, Camille A. Brown, Norbert De La Cruz III, Gregory Dolbashian, Jonathan Fredrickson, Shannon Gillen, Ayman Aaron Harper, Maurya Kerr, Alex Ketley, Gabrielle Lamb, Jessica Lang, Edwaard Liang, Andrea Miller, Yarden Ronen, Ihsan Rustem, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Samar Haddad King, Dominic Walsh, Yin Yue, and Edgar Zendejas.
Learn more about the International Commissioning Project
HS2 2015–16 Season promo on YouTube
The majority of HS2’s 2015–16 Season choreography, as seen in this video by HMS Media, was developed for IC Project creations by Bryan Arias, Victor Alexander, and Ihsan Rustem.
“The next wave for Hubbard Street 2”
Laura Molzahn reports for the Chicago Tribune.
"Here we Grow"
HS2 alumna Lissa Smith reflects on teaching her Summer Intensive students HS2 repertoire developed through the program in 2013.
Congratulations to the 2015 International Commissioning Project winners!
Past winners include:
Norbert De La Cruz III
Samar Haddad King
Ayman Aaron Harper
Millicent M. Johnnie
Camille A. Brown