Blog

From news you need to know each month, to behind-the-scenes access, Hubbard Street's blog offers both our monthly newsletters as well as original content giving exciting insight into all aspects of Chicago's international destination for dance!

meet the youth faculty: julie chapnick

September 13, 2019

It’s a brand new year of dance classes in Hubbard Street’s Youth Dance Program and we are taking some time to get to know that renowned faculty! Meet Julie Chapnick, who teaches many of our Intermediate and Advanced youth dance classes. Get to know Julie’s background, and what classes you can find her teaching this fall.

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Patience & Progress: in conversation with rena butler 

September 4, 2019

We couldn’t be more excited for our very own company dancer Rena Butler for her most recent achievement as a 2019 Princess Grace Award Winner for Choreography. Rena shared with us what it means to her to win the award and how she’s grown as a dancer and a person over the past few years.

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Baby & Me: A New Class for Newborns 

August 26, 2019

Having a new baby in the house can be quite the challenge, but Hubbard Street is here to help make the first 12 months a fun and exciting time for bonding! Our new Baby and Me classes will offer a variety of benefits for both kids and adults! We caught up with instructor and mom herself Anne Kasdorf to find out more about these exciting new classes.

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Older Blog Posts

February 28, 2019 From the Spring Series Choreographers

February 21, 2019 Spotlight on Briute

February 14, 2019  Love on the Dance Floor

 

January 31, 2019  Getting to Know LCDS Work Studies 

January 16, 2019  A Day in the Life of an HS Pro Dancer

January 9, 2019  Audition Tips 

 

December 19, 2018  #WhyIDance

December 12, 2018  Choosing the Best Class for YOU at Hubbard Street

 December 4, 2018  More on the Music of danc(e)volve

November 28, 2018 From the Choreographer: Alice Klock

November 20, 2018 From the Choreographer: Florian Lochner

November 14, 2018 From the Choreographer: Rena Butler

November 6, 2018 Spotlight on Lighting Supervisor Kaili Story

October 17, 2018 Tour Essentials

October 7, 2018 From the Faculty: The Benefits of Early Childhood Dance

September 26, 2018 From the Choreographers: Lil Buck and Jon Boogz

September 19, 2018 Behind the Curtain: Fall Series Costume Design

September 12, 2018 Behind the Curtain: Fall Series Inspiration 

September 5, 2018 From the Faculty: Importance of Different Dance Techniques

August 29, 2018 Summer Tour by the Numbers

August 22, 2018 Three Cheers for Third Coast Percussion

August 15, 2018 Back to Class Tips and Tricks

August 8, 2018 A Day in the Life: Marketing & Communications Intern

August 1, 2018 Everything you need to know for Youth Open House

July 25, 2018 Youth Faculty Profile: John Cartwright

July 13, 2018 Day in the Life: Hubbard Street Wardrobe Technician 

June 14, 2018 Summer Bod Goals: Achieved

May 23, 2018 From the Dancers: Thoughts on the Summer Series

May 16, 2018 Understudying for Ohad

May 3, 2018 Adaptive Dance at Hubbard Street

March 27, 2018 School Residency Profile - Aldridge Elementary

March 20, 2018 A Timeline of Alejandro Cerrudo's Work

March 15, 2018 Inside the Studio with Alejandro Cerrudo

February 21, 2018 Audition Tips from Glenn Edgerton 

February 14, 2018 Dancing with a Significant Other