Posts tagged "Harris Theater"

This Weekend: Luna Negra's CARMEN.manquia

This Weekend: Luna Negra's CARMEN.manquia
This week in dance—lots of Latino flare and an old school love story! CARMEN.maquia: Chicago’s Latino contemporary dance group Luna Negra will present a one-night-only performance of the classic tale of Carmen, the Spanish gypsy. The world premiere will spin the love story of Don Jose and Carmen, traditionally performed as an opera, with an... Read more »

Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago: Passion, Fire, and a morning ‘Jolt’

Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago: Passion, Fire, and a morning ‘Jolt’
Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago hit Harris Theater with a kick this past weekend. Literally. The company’s world premiere “Jolt” is a caffeine-inspired number that sends the dancers into a jittery frenzy after downing too many cups of coffee. Choreographed by Autumn Eckman with concept and structure by Nan Giordano, the piece is a comment on... Read more »

This weekend: Joffrey's Winning Works

This weekend: Joffrey's Winning Works
This weekend the Joffrey Academy of Dance presents Winning Works: Joffrey’s Choreographers of Color Award performance. The second annual program highlights three up-and-coming minority choreographers selected to set a new work on Joffrey Academy trainees. The three world premieres will be presented this Sunday at Harris Theater in what should be a standout show. The... Read more »
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This Weekend: Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s final tour EVER.

This Weekend: Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s final tour EVER.
Legendary contemporary choreographer Merce Cunningham died in 2009 at the age of 90, but his work lives on with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company Legacy Tour. The tour comes to Chicago this weekend at Harris Theater in collaboration with Dance Center at Columbia College for what will be the group’s final Chicago performance before disbanding.... Read more »

This weekend: River North Dance Chicago's Fall Engagement

This week River North Dance Chicago presents its Fall Engagement at Harris Theater. The show includes a company premiere from Daniel Ezralow, SUPER STRAIGHT is coming down, which they call a “hypnotic urban drama” that is “fiercely physical.” We’ll see a number of repertoire pieces as well as Nine Person Precision Ball Passing, which RNDC... Read more »

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet One Night Only!

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet One Night Only!
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Joseph Watson, Emily Proctor, Billy Cannon in Stamping Ground One spring performance I wish I could attend is tomorrow night’s one-night-only performance by Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. The night will feature Chicago premieres from Jiri Kylian, (also see Hubbard Street’s 27’52″ from last weekend), Jorma Elo and Nicolo Fonte. An internationally... Read more »
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