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Columbia College Chicago
Paige Cunningham Caldarella

Paige Cunningham Caldarella

Paige Cunningham Caldarella

Assistant Professor

Email: pcunningham@colum.edu
Phone: (312) 369-8318

Paige Cunningham Caldarella studied at Cincinnati's School for Creative and Performing Arts. She received her B.F.A. from the Juilliard School and went on to dance for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, touring throughout Europe, Australia and the U.S. Mrs. Caldarella holds an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is an Assistant Professor at the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago. She has performed with The Seldoms, Colleen Halloran Performance Group, Linda Lehovec, Darrell Jones and Sara Hook. She is a 2012 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist.

Her choreography has been seen at Chicago's Cultural Center as a recipient of the DanceBridge program, the Krannert Center, Links Hall, the Aronoff Center and Summer Stages Dance in Concord, Massachusetts. Additionally, her work has been performed as part of the Cincinnati Ballet’s New Works Series and as a recipient of Danceworks Chicago’s Dance Moves competition. Her recent work, Off Center was named best of Chicago dance for 2013 by the Chicago Tribune.

Mrs. Caldarella has guest taught at the University of California, Berkeley, University of Florida,Gainesville, University of Illinois,  Urbana-Champaign, Beloit College, University of Colorado Boulder and Boston Ballet's summer program.