Darling Shear, is a 14 episode docu-series by Diana Quinones Rivera, that follows Darling Shear as she choreographs a piece for 6 dancers rooted in the tradition of Hollywood musicals.
Through rehearsals, everyday life, and performances, Darling Shear presents a hilarious perspective to the world of dance making. Together they build characters like the “Muse”, the “New Girl”, the “Stage Manager”. While the binding element for this unique group of individuals is their collaboration in dance, the dancers’ personas add up to more than the sum of their parts. The performers engage in conversations about cultural roots, gender, racism, queerness, belonging and the expansive collection of nuance that defines how an artist becomes themselves. Darling Shear is a look into culture, art, identity, and integrity at exactly the right moment in Chicago.
“Symbiotic” is a series created by Rachel Greenhoe about young queer people with invisible (and visible) disabilities trying to make their way in Chicago.
The show follows Tara and Maggie, a newly moved-in-together couple who are trying to enjoy a normal life despite the limitations caused by Tara’s autism and Maggie’s host of issues.
This event is free and open to the public. Reunion Chicago is a wheelchair accessible venue located on the ground floor. This event will have an ASL interpreter.