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!
July 22, 2020
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is thrilled to announce the promotion of Rehearsal Director Jessica Tong to the role of Associate Artistic Director. Having been with Hubbard Street for nearly 16 years, we asked her a few questions about her journey to this moment and her vision for the future of Hubbard Street.
June 22, 2020
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is committed to making our organization and the world more equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist. Black lives matter. Read more from our Executive Director and Artistic Director.
April 17, 2020
Sheltering in place has inspired many people to find creative ways to keep their bodies active and moving at home. The dance community is no exception to this wave of re-purposing household items for working out. Learn how you can dance #WithHubbard from your home!
November 19, 2019
Abdiel Figueroa Reyes stepped through the front door to the Hubbard Street Dance Center two years ago as a student in the first ever class of the Hubbard Street Professional Program. What was ahead was a complete unknown. Two years later, Abdiel is beginning his first season as a company member. We sat down with him to discuss his journey from student to apprentice to company member, and what’s next for this budding star...
October 29, 2019
Adrienne Lipson, a Hubbard Street Company member, designed the costumes for Rena Butler’s THIS, THAT, AND THE THIRD -- a world premiere for FORGE FORWARD on Nov 7, 9+10. What do dance and costume design have in common? A lot more than people realize!
October 24, 2019
For the month of September, Hubbard Street spent the month in scenic Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for a residency at Dancers Workshop for the commission of a new work by choreographer Kyle Abraham. We sat down with dancers Elliot Hammans and Andrew Murdock, cast in Abraham’s new work The Bystander to discuss the theme, music, and the creation process.
October 18, 2019
As the days get shorter and colder and the worn-out sniffles slowly arrive, taking care of physical and mental health is crucial. In such a physically demanding artform, dancers at all levels need to take care of their bodies in order to be at their best in and out of the studio. Hubbard Street dancers, Adrienne Lipson and Alysia Johnson, share some of their insights into how they stay healthy and happy as the seasons change.
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.
Older Blog Posts
October 28, 2019 Dressed to Dance with Adrienne Lipson
October 24, 2019 A Mystery at Play: A Closer Look at Kyle Abraham's New Work
October 18, 2019 Dancer Tips & Tricks to Staying Healthy & Happy
October 14, 2019 A World of Ideas: In Conversation with Rena Butler (Part Two)
September 14, 2019 Meet the Youth Faculty: Julie Chapnick
September 4, 2019 Patience & Progress: In Conversation with Rena Butler
August 22, 2019 Everybody Dance: Expanding Our Adaptive Dance Programs
August 27, 2019 Baby & Me: A New Class for Newborns
July 1, 2019 A Day in the Life of a Development Intern
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