Photo by Bill Cameron From these joyful movers to you (and the choreographers, techs and other staff not pictured), thank you for attending Rhythmically Speaking 2017 at the end of August! It was our pleasure to share our art with you. The word about the quality of the show got out, and some reviewers had […]Read More Thank You!
Karla Grotting | is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and producer working with a unique blend of jazz, tap, modern, and percussive dance techniques. She is founding member, principal dancer, and artistic associate with Joe Chvala’s The Flying Foot Forum, and has performed with companies such as Jazzdance: by Danny Buraczeski, MN Jazz Dance Co, Keane Sense […]Read More Our Final ‘Meet the Artists’ Feature (#7): Karla Grotting
Abigail Whitmore | is a dancer, pilates instructor, and choreographer in the Twin Cities. The month of May brought graduation from the University of Minnesota Dance Program where she has worked with numerous guest artists including Justin Jones, Martha Graham Dance Company, Gerald Casel, Joanie Smith, Luciana Achugar, Michel Kouakou, and Angharad Davies. She represented the […]Read More Meet the Artists #6 – Abigail Whitmore
O’Calla Joslyn | In her younger years, O’Calla took jazz and tap at the local dance studio, and co-founded Revolution Youth Theater as a teenager, performing and choreographing in shows the group toured in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The organization won the Minnesota Peace Prize in 2000 for work done in the community. College at the […]Read More Meet the Artists #5 – O’Calla Joslyn
Laura Osterhaus | is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota—Twin Cites, receiving her B.A. in dance and retail merchandising/fashion studies. During her time at the U of M, Laura had the opportunity to perform the work of modern/contemporary dance choreographers Uri Sands, Nora Chipaumire, Gregory Dolbashian, Maurya Kerr, Scott Rink, the Martha Graham […]Read More Meet the RS Artists #4 – Laura Osterhaus
Erinn Liebhard | (MFA University of Colorado Boulder, BFA University of Minnesota) is a dance artist making opportunities for people to experience the embodiment of music, with a speciality in jazz and the America vernacular. She is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Rhythmically Speaking, is currently on faculty at Winona State University and is a Teaching Artist for […]Read More Meet the RS Artists #3 – Erinn Liebhard
Jeffrey Peterson | holds a BFA in dance from the University of Minnesota, an MFA in dance from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and a Certification in Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis (LMA) from Integrated Movement Studies. Professional credits include JAZZDANCE! By Danny Buraczeski, ARENA dances by Mathew Janczewski, Clare Byrne, Edisa Weeks, the […]Read More Meet the RS17 Artists #2 – Jeffrey Peterson
Tickets for Rhythmically Speaking 2017 are NOW ON SALE! Check out the ‘Rhythmically Speaking 2017’ tab of this site for more details. The choreographers are working hard to create intriguing new dances for the August show: can’t wait to share them with you! To learn more about this year’s choreographers and the show itself, head […]Read More Get’cher Tickets!
Kaleena Miller | is a founding member of Rhythmic Circus, Co-Director of the Twin Cities Tap Festival, and host of the Cutting Board. She is also a 2015 McKnight Dance Fellow and was recently named one of DANCE Magazine’s “25 to Watch”. She is also director/ lead choreographer for Kaleena Miller Dance, a tap dance group devoted […]Read More Meet the RS17 Artists #1 – Kaleena Miller
Thank you to all who submitted choreographic work for Rhythmically Speaking 2017, running August 17-19 at the Illusion Theater in downtown Minneapolis, MN. Each year, we receive many thoughtful, intriguing and high-quality submissions, which makes for a lot of difficult decisions. Like a creative puzzle, the show has been curated as a whole to represent […]Read More RS17 Choreographer Announcement/ Dancer Audition