2022 • 2 months • Chicago Commitment
Founded in 1999, Clinard Dance combines a range of artistic disciplines and cultural backgrounds to create a distinctive contemporary American flamenco dance style. With this award, Clinard travels to Spain to learn a new dance style to teach at their school in Chicago's Pilsen community.
2019 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment
Clinard Dance, a contemporary flamenco dance company, has produced seven original evening-length performances as well as several smaller choreographic pieces. Its Flamenco Quartet Project draws from a range of cultural influences including Gypsy jazz, klezmer music, classical Arabic, and traditional Spanish dance forms. With this International Connections Fund award, Chicago-based Clinard Dance collaborates with a flamenco dance company from Madrid, Spain to create an original dance theater performance with youth from Spain and senior citizens from Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood as participants.
2013 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment
In support of an exchange between artistic directors from Clinard and a contemporary dance company in India. Two new dance pieces, one for each company, will be created.