Thodos Dance Chicago's "A Light in the Dark"

Thodos Dance Chicago's "A Light in the Dark"

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:00pm

Experience the story of Helen Keller like never before in the critically acclaimed story ballet A LIGHT IN THE DARK from Thodos Dance Chicago. This Emmy nominated performance film puts you in the best seat in the house for this unique interpretation of the Keller tale, featuring theatrical choreography from Broadway legend Ann Reinking and award winning artistic director Melissa Thodos, inspiring orchestral music from composer Bruce Wolosoff, and brilliant dance performances from the Thodos Dance company (including Jessica Miller Tomlinson as 'Helen Keller', and Alissa Tollefson as 'Anne Sullivan'). Thodos Dance Chicago's "A Light in the Dark" airs Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

A LIGHT IN THE DARK - TRAILER from Kai Harding on Vimeo.

This presentation is part of MOVE TO INCLUDE, a partnership between WXXI and the Golisano Foundation designed to stimulate community dialogue about the perspectives of people with physical and intellectual disabilities.

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