The Seldoms are a Chicago-based dance company that is driven by inquiry concerning contemporary issues, the history of art and ideas and the nuances of personal experience to create insightful, visually magnificent dance theatre. Led by choreographer Carrie Hanson, The Seldoms’ work is focused on dance but incorporates image, sound, text and location to create an expanded sense of action and environment. The company regularly collaborates with artists from Chicago as well as around the nation and world. The Seldoms regularly perform in Chicago and have additionally performed in Cincinnati, St. Louis, Richmond, Va., Russia and Taiwan.
The Seldoms has gained much acclaim and recognition as a premier dance company in Chicago and has collaborated with several artists around the city, the nation and the world. The company has also earned a reputation for bold, innovative performances not only through the talent of the dancers, designers, architects and artists but also through their choices of unique venues, such as an architectural artifacts warehouse, the Lurie Gardens in Chicago’s Millennium Park and inside a drained Olympic-size pool.
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