It’s April 1st 2013, and (NO JOKE!) KARL DAHL AND THE GOLDEN CUBE premieres today on KAI HARDING TELEVISION, and this week ON DEMAND! Watch the broadcast every hour on the hour all day today on KAIHARDING.TV beginning at 1PM CST, or click here to watch the show ON DEMAND in full blown HD gloriousness! [...]
I suppose we’re not letting too many cats out of the bag, but in case you haven’t guessed already, we’re presently in production on a new film with Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos, and Thodos Dance Chicago, this time focusing on their A LIGHT IN THE DARK story ballet, which interprets the story of Helen Keller [...]
Great news!! The amazing THE WHITE CITY story ballet is back in Chicago Feb. 9th, 2013, this time at the Morraine Valley Performing Arts Center – Dorothy Menker Theater! It isn;t schedule to return for at least another year, so if you haven’t seen it, here’s your chance!
We’re thrilled to announce that Kai Harding filmmaker Chris Olsen has just been nominated for his third EMMY®-Award… this time for the dance documentary BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS! The film, which documents the creative process behind the Thodos Dance Chicago story ballet “THE WHITE CITY”, was nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Documentary Programs – [...]
BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS will air THREE TIMES during the month of October (2012) on Indiana’s PBS-WIPB (channel 49.1), to support the Indiana debut of the the Ann Reinking / Melissa Thodos story ballet THE WHITE CITY, appearing at Ball State’s Emens Auditorium on Nov 9th, 2012. The film, which presents an artistic insider’s [...]
With great honor, we’re proud to announce Chris Olsen’s newest film “boy.girl.drum“. We’ll add details as we can, but having just completed principal photography, we’re a little buried helping Chris cut and finish the piece! Even so, we’ve compiled quite a number of fantastic behind the scenes pics, and we just had to share, so [...]
CHRIS OLSEN’S BENEATH THE WHITE CITY LIGHTS TO SCREEN AT 2012 LITTLE ROCK FILM FEST Emmy Award®-winning filmmaker Chris Olsen‘s documentary on the making of the critically acclaimed story ballet The White City: The Columbian Exposition of 1893 ( featuring co-creators Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos and the company of Thodos Dance Chicago) will make its Film Festival Premiere this [...]
Dancer Natalie Tursi’s on a mission … TURSI * Featuring: Natalie Tursi * * Photography/Direction/Editorial: CK Olsen * * Production Company: Kai Harding * * Music: Kenya Nelson & Thomas Coster Jr. * * Wardrobe: Beth Laske-Miller * Hair/Makeup: Paula Weese * Tech Notes: Filmed in 5K with Red Epic-X & Nikon Lenses ©2012 Kai [...]