AIT Chicago

AIT Chicago: Company History

American Ice Theatre Founder Jodi Porter opened an AIT satellite location in Chicago in 2012. This location collaborated with Chicago’s Ice Semblé in 2012-13 and produced the 2014 show “Let’s Dance” featuring Olympic medalist Jason Brown, National Champion Ryan Bradley, renowned choreographer Rohene Ward, and contestants from the Young Artists Showcase.

AIT Chicago is now directed by Molly Olson Poniatowski with AIT skaters performing around the Chicagoland area, including venues such as Millenium Park. Company members include Kayla Grayson, Angela Como, Shaheen Bronkowski, Manol Atanassov, and Cordero Zuckerman.

AIT Chicago Seminars & Classes

AIT Chicago Spring Off-Ice Seminar

Date: April 10th 2021
Time: 12-1:30 pm
Where: Oakton Ice Arena in the Olympic Room, 2800 Oakton St, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Price: $25 must be paid via PAYPAL directly to chicago@americanicetheatre.org due by Thursday, April 8th.

45 min Ballet for Figure Skaters with Angela Como

This Ballet for Figure skaters class will simultaneously stretch and strengthen the specific areas skaters need for success on the ice. We will cover the topics of correct body alignment, biomechanics of movement and the on ice application of this movement.
Skaters will need there skates, hard guards and a yoga mat for this class

45 min Dance is B.E.S.T: Body. Energy. Space. Time. with AIT Chicago Director, Molly Poniatowski

This class will explore the basic elements and skills of dance. The student will learn about the interactions of the elements of the body, motion, energy, space, and time. Students will learn skills in movement composition and improvisation and how to incorporate them on the ice.

For any questions, please contact chicago@americanicetheatre.org.

For additional information on upcoming seminars and classes, check out our Chicago events on the AIT Calendar as well!

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AIT Chicago Performances

  • AIT Chicago performances have wrapped for the 2019-20 season.
  • Stay tuned for opportunities in Winter 2020-21!

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Support AIT Chicago

  • We welcome any level donations to support our education and performance initiatives for skaters in the Boston area. Please consider donating through our Support page or by directly making a PayPal payment to chicago@americanicetheatre.org.

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Questions? Contact AIT Chicago at chicago@americanicetheatre.org.

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