Posted by: trailerpilot | 03:11::2009




It’s shaping up to be a spring of shakeups.  I don’t know if I’m supposed to embargo this or not, but it doesn’t seem like anyone’s trying to keep too tight a lid on it:  CJ Mitchell is leaving the venerable, indispensable Link’s Hall for Jolly Olde England a little later this year.  His innumerable contributions to dance and performance in this city have not gone unnoticed; CJ, you will be missed.

One more picture of London, just ’cause it’s a beaut:

More London.

More London.



  1. […] I recently hypothesized a spring of shakeups in the local dance scene–turns out I was right. It’s just been announced that Gail […]

  2. […] Replacing CJ Mitchell at Links will be Roell Schmidt, a fifteen-year veteran of Chicago-area arts administration with prior roles at Lookingglass Theatre Company, Chicago Chamber Musicians and the Athenaeum Theatre as well as a concurrent career writing and producing in theater and independent film. Recipient of three CAAP grants and a residency at Lake Forest’s Ragdale artists’ community, Schmidt says her “…experience as an audience member at Links Hall has been one inspiring discovery after another. It is a terrific honor to be asked to champion the risk-taking and originality that Links Hall has been nurturing for the past 30 years. I can’t wait to begin!” Roell Schmidt […]

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