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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces 2019-20 Season Programming Photo Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces 2019-20 Season Programming
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton proudly announce a remarkable 2019-20 season featuring a world premiere by Kyle Abraham, a world premiere by Robyn Mineko Williams, audience favorite Decadance/Chicago by Ohad Naharin, and innovative works from Hubbard Street's repert...
Red Clay Dance Presents DANCE4PEACE Concert June 1 Photo Red Clay Dance Presents DANCE4PEACE Concert June 1
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2019

To conclude Red Clay Dance Company's 10th anniversary season, Red Clay Dance Academy presents the 7th Annual Dance4Peace Youth Concert and Community Hug Award Saturday, June 1 at Benito Juarez Community Academy, 1450 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago....
Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg Gives North American Premiere to THE PYGMALION EFFECT Photo Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg Gives North American Premiere to THE PYGMALION EFFECT
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2019

Russia's most innovative ballet company, Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, returns to the Auditorium Theatre May 17-19 to give the North American premiere to company founder and artistic director Boris Eifman's The Pygmalion Effect....
American Ballet Theatre's WHIPPED CREAM At The Auditorium Theatre Photo American Ballet Theatre's WHIPPED CREAM At The Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2019

American Ballet Theatre (ABT), America's National Ballet Company, brings the Chicago premiere of its new story ballet Whipped Cream to the Auditorium Theatre April 11-14. Whipped Cream features choreography by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, sensational sets and stunning costumes by pop-su...
Dance for Life Announces Leadership Change Photo Dance for Life Announces Leadership Change
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2019

Dance for Life Chicago, which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds to support dance professionals facing critical health issues, announces that Executive Director Phil Reynolds is resigning from his position, effective May 31, 2019....
A&A Ballet Announces Principal Cast for SLEEPING BEAUTY Photo A&A Ballet Announces Principal Cast for SLEEPING BEAUTY
by TV News Desk - March 11, 2019

A&A BALLET (A&A), under the artistic direction of Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev, has announced the principal casting for 'Sleeping Beauty,' which will be performed at Chicago's Studebaker Theatre (410 S. Michigan Ave), May 4, 2019 at 2 p.m. and 7p.m. The production will star A&A BALLET Youth Compan...
Winifred Haun & Dancers Presents 7th Annual Spring Open Rehearsal Photo Winifred Haun & Dancers Presents 7th Annual Spring Open Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2019

Winifred Haun & Dancers will present the 7th annual Spring Open Rehearsal on March 31 at Hubbard St. Dance Center. This event will showcase the latest works made by Company artists: Solomon Bowser, Ariel Dorsey, Winifred Haun, Amanda Milligan, and Summer Smith. ...
Chicago Tap Theatre Returns To City Winery With SWEET TAP CHICAGO Photo Chicago Tap Theatre Returns To City Winery With SWEET TAP CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2019

Artistic Director Mark Yonally and Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT) presents Sweet Tap Chicago Sunday, March 10 at 3 and 7 p.m. at The City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St.  Sweet Tap Chicago is a celebration of Chicago musicians and music, with all new arrangements by Kurt Schweitz, a live jazz quintet featur...
Ruth Page Center For The Arts Announces  2019 Ruth Page Award Recipients Photo Ruth Page Center For The Arts Announces  2019 Ruth Page Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2019

Venetia Stifler, executive and artistic director of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts and the 2019 Ruth Page Award Committee are pleased to announce their selections for this year's Ruth Page Awards. The recipients include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and its Artistic Director Robert Battle an...
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Malpaso Dance Company Collaborate at the Auditorium Photo Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Malpaso Dance Company Collaborate at the Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2019

Two internationally-renowned and innovative contemporary dance companies, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Malpaso Dance Company, share the Auditorium Theatre's landmark stage on March 2 and 3, 2019 as part of the theatre's "Made in Chicago" 312 Dance Series....
The Joffrey Academy of Dance Presents Four World Premieres Photo The Joffrey Academy of Dance Presents Four World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2019

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet presents four world premieres in the culmination of Joffrey's national call for ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab and Native American) artists to submit applications for the Joffrey Academy's Ninth Annual Winning Works Choreograp...
Joffrey Presents the World Premiere of ANNA KARENINA in First-Ever Collaboration With Photo Joffrey Presents the World Premiere of ANNA KARENINA in First-Ever Collaboration With Australian Ballet
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2019

As the centerpiece of its 2018-19 season, The Joffrey Ballet proudly announces the world premiere of Yuri Possokhov's historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, Anna Karenina, considered the greatest literature ever written. This majestic full-length work is presented in a first-time colla...
Red Clay Announces Choreographers For LA FEMME FESTIVAL Photo Red Clay Announces Choreographers For LA FEMME FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2019

Red Clay Dance Company (RCDC), which creates and performs a diverse repertoire of Afro-contemporary dance, announces the third edition of La Femme Dance Festival, celebrating choreographic work by women of Black/African Diaspora/African descent. Performances are March 15 and 16 at the new Green Line...
Joffrey Presents the World Premiere of ANNA KARENINA in First-Ever Collaboration With Photo Joffrey Presents the World Premiere of ANNA KARENINA in First-Ever Collaboration With Australian Ballet
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2018

As the centerpiece of its 2018-19 season, The Joffrey Ballet proudly announces the world premiere of Yuri Possokhov's historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, Anna Karenina, considered the greatest literature ever written. This majestic full-length work is presented in a first-time colla...
Deeply Rooted Plans For Its Future On Chicago's South Side Photo Deeply Rooted Plans For Its Future On Chicago's South Side
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2018

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT) announces significant funding support from the Reva & David Logan Foundation and the Arts Work Fund to support institutional capacity building that will facilitate the first steps of a major initiative: creating a vision for a potential new center for African-Ameri...
Chicago's Trinity Irish Dance Company Comes To The Auditorium 2/2 Photo Chicago's Trinity Irish Dance Company Comes To The Auditorium 2/2
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2018

Chicago's own Trinity Irish Dance Company (TIDC) brings its unique form of progressive Irish dance to the Auditorium Theatre on February 2 for its first full-length Chicago performance in over a decade. Called "sophisticated and commanding" by the Los Angeles Times and "impossibly complex" by The Ne...
Music Institute And Dance Chicago 'Duke It Out' Today Photo Music Institute And Dance Chicago 'Duke It Out' Today
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2018

Classical, jazz and dance combine when the Music Institute of Chicago collaborates with Dance Chicago to present a family concert, "Duke It Out!," Today, December 8 at 2 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston....
PENDULAR -The Berlin Film Festival Winner, Will Open Friday, 11/30 Photo PENDULAR -The Berlin Film Festival Winner, Will Open Friday, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2018

Pendular, Julia Murat's 'Exhilarating and exquisite' (Slant Magazine) examination of the correlation between love and art, debuts Friday, November 30, 2018, exclusively at the Facets Cinematheque in Chicago...
Alvin Ailey Brings Three Midwest Premieres To Auditorium Theatre In March Photo Alvin Ailey Brings Three Midwest Premieres To Auditorium Theatre In March
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2018

The Auditorium Theatre announces programming for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's return to Chicago March 6-10, commemorating the company's 60th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of its first performances at the Auditorium, its Chicago home. During these special engagements, Ailey gives Midwe...
PENDULAR -The Berlin Film Festival Winner, Will Open Today, Today Photo PENDULAR -The Berlin Film Festival Winner, Will Open Today, Today
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2018

Pendular, Julia Murat's 'Exhilarating and exquisite' (Slant Magazine) examination of the correlation between love and art, debuts Today, November 30, 2018, exclusively at the Facets Cinematheque in Chicago...
Chicago Dancemakers Forum Invites Proposals From Chicago's Dancemakers For Its 2019 G Photo Chicago Dancemakers Forum Invites Proposals From Chicago's Dancemakers For Its 2019 Grant Programs
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2018

Chicago Dancemakers Forum announces $110,000 in grant support to Chicago's choreographers in 2019. Up to ten Chicago-based dancemakers will be selected to receive cash grants combined with mentorship as they research and develop new work. ...
Auditorium Theatre Highlights Innovative Contemporary Dance Today Photo Auditorium Theatre Highlights Innovative Contemporary Dance Today
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2018

On Today, November 16, three groundbreaking contemporary dance companies perform on the Auditorium Theatre's landmark stage in the "Made in Chicago" 312 Dance Series. The evening features Ate9 Dance Company, performing the work calling glenn with live music from Chicago-based percussionist Glenn Kot...
Joffrey Ballet Announces Winners of Winning Works Photo Joffrey Ballet Announces Winners of Winning Works
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2018

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces the recipients of the ninth annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition: Tommie-Waheed Evans, Marissa Osato, Xiang Xu and Edgar Zendejas. This announcement follows a national call for ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Ar...
A&A Ballet Presents THE ART DECO NUTCRACKER Photo A&A Ballet Presents THE ART DECO NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2018

A&A BALLET (A&A), under the artistic direction of Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev, has announced the principal casting for "The Art Deco Nutcracker" (© 2017 Alexei Kremnev), which will be performed at Chicago's Studebaker Theatre at 410 S. Michigan Ave, November 30-December 2, 2018....
Lucky Plush's THE BETTER HALF Returns as Part of Steppenwolf's LookOut Series Photo Lucky Plush's THE BETTER HALF Returns as Part of Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2018

Lucky Plush Productions is thrilled to return to Steppenwolf's LookOut series this fall for a three-week run of The Better Half....