Media Coverage

Virtanen, Mirva. Distance learning technologies shape dance education – Meet Fulbright resident John Toenjes

Big Ten Network feature on Critical Mass

Santiago-Molina, Emily. The Experience of “INTERFACE: Alternate Reality” The New University, February 20, 2018

Merli, Melissa. “UI's 'February Dance' to be digitally interactive.” The News Gazette, January 29, 2017

Heckel, Jodi. “Interactive dance featuring cellphone app will be part of February Dance performances” Illinois News Bureau, January 31, 2017

Hackler, Meredith. “Technology Oriented Dance Performance Allows Audience to Participate” WAND-TV Homepage, February 5, 2017

Llorico, Abby. “Performance art becomes social experiment,”, February 3, 2017

Heckel, Jodi. “App lets audience participate,”

  • Illinois Alumni magazine, Summer 2016

Carrera, Anna. “Keep your phone on for this show,”

Marotti, Ally. “U. of I. dance app lets audience members interact with performers” Chicago Tribune, April 8, 2016

Forrest, Sharita. “Teams awarded seed grants by Illinois Learning Sciences Design Initiative,” Inside Illinois, October 1, 2015

Merli, Melissa. “There's an app for that dance,” The News Gazette, February 16, 2014

Merli, Melissa. "No weak links in 'House of Thaddeus'," The News Gazette, October 13, 2013

Forrest, Sharita. "Technologically turbocharged 'Astral Convertible' to be staged at Illinois," Illinois News Bureau, January 22, 2010