One Billion Rise (Chicago) 2014 will be the largest, collective OBR event in the city of Chicago district of Illinois. We will aim to collaborate with any political, social, or educational programs who wish to team up for this event and After Party. We are still seeking:
-Anyone who would like to perform DANCE, MUSIC, POETRY, SPEECH, or any other form of ART at the AFTER PARTY from 2pm-6pm.
.....and of course, please feel free to just come - DANCE!
Please contact Chelsea Hill at [email protected] for details and to partner with us as soon as possible!
Catering by: Alexi Mandolini from Amazing Edibles Gourmet Catering
Desserts by: Nichole Christine
Chelsea Hill & Sarah Booten – Grand Opening – Chicago Rise Celebration Directors and Event Coordinators
DJ ShannyPro – Shannon Provost
Taylor Tefft – Poetry
Camerone Metheney - Poetry
Kris Krafka - LifeSpan Legal Services
Hip Hop ConnXions Dance Company
Through The Body Dance Company – “Hearts of Steel”
Bridget Lyons – Acoustic Artist; Singer/Songwriter
Elysia Marie Norris - Acoustic Artist; Singer/Songwriter
Marty McConnel – MartyOutLoud Poetry
Eve Chalom – Dance/Movement Therapist
Sophia Horwich – Everybody Dance Now! Chicago Director
One Billion Rising – Break The Chain
MOVED – Columbia College Chicago Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling Department Graduate Student Organization – Improvisational Flocking
Erin Howe - dancer/choreographer
Rebekka Ashlee Jacobs - Poetry
Chelsea's passion for motivating individuals has become a lifelong pursuit. As a fitness enthusiast in both business and personal life, she loves helping people finds ways to be active and truly enjoy being on the move! Chelsea instructs with a fusion of dance training, therapy, and kinesiology studies to create a unique experience. She graduated with her Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and Dance Minor from Michigan State University. Chelsea is now working in corporate wellness and health field as she completes her Master’s of Arts degree in Dance/Movement Therapy from Columbia. With experience in a variety of health practices and education of the anatomy, kinesiology, and psychology of the human body, she delivers a perspective on fitness informed by both physical and mental/emotional components. Her philosophies are grounded in laws of science applied to metaphysics...as Newton would support, "A body in motion, remains in motion."