Archive for October 2012

Joffrey Ballet Final Performances -Human Landscapes

When:  2 p.m and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 27; and 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 28 Where: Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. Price: $31-$152; 800-982-2787 or ticketmaster.com   “Green Table” endures as deliciously imagined, a comic cartoon that unfolds into powerful allegory. Jooss’ archetypal figures remain universal–the soldier, the grieving mother, the profiteer... Read more »

Joffrey Ballet HumanLandscapes – Fabrice Calmels Performance Schedule

The Green Table is the masterpiece of German choreographer Kurt Jooss, and his most popular work, depicting the futility of peace negotiations of the 1930s. It was the first play to be fully notated using kinetography Laban (Labanotation). It is in the repertoire of ballet companies worldwide, where it has been staged by Jooss himself.
Since his death in 1979, his daughter Anna Markard has been responsible for stagings of the work with jeanette Vondersaar
All performances take place at The Auditorium Theatre. Upcoming Performances Human Landscapes Oct 17, 2012 – 7:30pm   Death (Green Table) Human Landscapes Oct 19, 2012 – 7:30pm   Death (Green Table) Human Landscapes Oct 20, 2012 – 2:00pm    Pretty Ballet (Duet) Human Landscapes Oct 20, 2012 – 7:30pm   Death (Green Table) Human Landscapes Oct... Read more »