Posts in category "Dance"

Dancing Pros Live! Doesn’t Miss a Step at Tour Launch at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

Dancing Pros Live! Doesn’t Miss a Step at Tour Launch at the Cadillac Palace Theatre
Dance fans got a chance to see and then vote for their favorites from Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance along with other dance champions from around the world this weekend, at the launch of the national tour of Dancing Pro’s Live at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre.  While only blocks away... Read more »

Chicago Dancing Festival: Nation’s Largest Free Dance Festival Kicks Off Today

Chicago Dancing Festival:  Nation’s Largest Free Dance Festival Kicks Off Today
The 8th annual Chicago Dancing Festival kicks off today with a free opening night dance extravaganza, “Classics and Creations,” at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The “sold out” 7:30 p.m. show will be simulcasted for those without tickets to view on the massive outdoor screen at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The... Read more »

Joffrey Ballet Announces its 2014-15 Season

Joffrey Ballet Announces its 2014-15 Season
Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet is on their toes with the line-up for the 2014-15, 20-anniversary, season, featuring  blockbuster programming that mixes company classics with exciting premieres. Some of the bright lights and highlights for new season include: the Chicago Premiere of a James Kudelka ballet, aptly named “The Men in Black” featuring the music of Johnny... Read more »
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The Chicago Dancing Festival 2013: Five Day Fest Showcases the Best of Chicago Dance

The Chicago Dancing Festival 2013: Five Day Fest Showcases the Best of Chicago Dance
The Chicago Dancing Festival (CDF) kicks off today with an evening of dance,  “The Harris at 10! Anniversary Special” featuring The Joffrey Ballet, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, the Chicago Human Rhythm Project and more. The free fest continues through Saturday, August 24 with “A Celebration of Dance” in Millennium Park.  (Aug. 20-24). This is the... Read more »

Music + Movement Festival 2013: Showcases Best in Chicago Dance and Music at Five-Month-Long Spectacular.

Music + Movement Festival 2013: Showcases Best in Chicago Dance and Music at Five-Month-Long Spectacular.
CHICAGO, Tuesday, February 5, 2013. The line-up for Chicago’s highly anticipated Music + Movement Festival was announced this morning at the Chicago Auditorium Theatre Press Conference.  Some of Chicago’s most talented performers will be taking the stage in the five-month-long Music + Movement Festival festival featuring ground-breaking dance paired with live music that kicks off... Read more »

Chicago St. Patrick's Day 2012: Parades, Parties, Pubs, Events and Irish Culture.

Chicago St. Patrick's Day 2012:  Parades, Parties, Pubs, Events and Irish Culture.
Friday, March 9, 2012. Are you ready, Chicago?  The greening of Chicago is underway–with the return of the South Side Irish parade, the new Lightscape installation on State State going green, the greening of the Chicago River, the parades and the green specials from theaters to pubs–the city is in celebration mode. So here goes…just check... Read more »
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Chicago's Auditorium Theatre Announces 2012-2013 Season: Highlights Include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Chicago's Auditorium Theatre Announces 2012-2013 Season:  Highlights Include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Chicago, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. This morning, Brett Batterson, Executive Director of The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (ATRU)  announced the line-up for the 2012-2013 season at the Auditorium Theater. For the first time ever in Chicago the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will perform for two consecutive weeks with 10 full-length performances (March 8 through... Read more »

Chicago's Harris Theater Lunch Series Eat to the Beat Offers Perfect Mid-day Break.

Chicago's Harris Theater Lunch Series Eat to the Beat Offers Perfect Mid-day Break.
At a price that’s hard to beat The Harris Theater for Music and Dance Series, Eat to the Beat dishes up top notch entertainment while you enjoy your lunch at the Theater.  Now in its’ third season, this popular series continues on Thursday, January 12, 2012 with a noon performance by DanceWorks Chicago for the... Read more »
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