HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO (HSDC) was founded in 1977 by veteran dancer and choreographer Lou Conte and was from 2000-2009 under the artistic leadingship of Jim Vincent. Today, under the leadership of the new Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton, 20 dancers represent HSDC throughout the world.
During all these years, HSDC has emerged as an innovative force in contemporary dance, combining theatrical jazz, modern and classical ballet technique to create an unparalleled artistic style. Its repertoire serve as a living archive for significant choreographic works by world-class choreographers Nacho Duato, Daniel Ezralow, Jirí Kylián, Kevin O’Day, Lar Lubovitch and Twyla Tharp. In addition, the company regularly collaborates with emerging choreographers to create new dance works and to extend its movements.