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Millikin University welcomes critically acclaimed contemporary dance company Thodos Dance Chicago (TDC) to the Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. Thodos Dance Chicago delivers modern dance to audiences in a unique style that incorporates a variety of dance forms performed with innovative flair.

"Breathtakingly athletic," "powerfully beautiful," and performing "vibrant choreography" are among the many critical accolades that Thodos Dance Chicago has received since its inception. The company performs on national and international dance circuits, as well as in Chicago's most prominent dance events. The company's highly unique mission of inspiring expression through dance education, dance creation, and dance performance has established Thodos Dance Chicago as an innovative presence in American contemporary dance.

Highlights of the company's annual performance season include the fall and winter concerts, touring engagements, as well as the "New Dances" choreography series presented each summer. TDC has been featured at Chicago's annual "Dance for Life" fundraising benefit for HIV/AIDS and in Dance Chicago's month long Fall Festival of Dance.

Thodos Dance Chicago has performed at more than 50 venues in 10 states, and at events such as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, International Istanbul Dance Festival, and the Ankara Music and Dance Festival. In addition to numerous individual studio artists and musicians, TDC has collaborated with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and with the Fulcrum Point New Music Project.

For more information on Thodos Dance Chicago, visit www.thodosdancechicago.org.

Tickets for the event are $16-$28 for adults and $10-$14 for children and may be purchased at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center Box Office, by phone at 217.424.6318 or online at www.kirklandfinearts.com. A $2.50 fee will be charged for credit card purchases. This is a per transaction fee, not per ticket, and applies to online and Box Office orders. Kirkland Box Office hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For more information on Kirkland Fine Arts Center, please visit www.kirklandfinearts.com. Events at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the Midwest Arts Council.
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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
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