Game Changers

Event Type
Performance
Event Description

INFRA

Choreographer: Wayne McGregor

Music: Max Richter

An exploration of looking beneath the surface, INFRA pushes the bold, stylized movement of visionary McGregor to new heights amid a soundscape at once haunting and hopeful. Declared "one of the most sought after choreographers in the ballet world" by the New York Times

 

Fool's Paradise

Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon

Music: Joby Talbot 

Dancers bring flawless classical technique to an exquisite rendering of solos, duets, and trios in this work of intense beauty from Tony Award®-winning choreographer Wheeldon. "Fool's Paradise...travels confidently, both choreographically and emotionally," says the Chicago Tribune.

 

Year of the Rabbit

Choreographer: Justin Peck

Music: Sufjan Stevens

Set to a classical orchestration of Stevens' electronic song cycle Enjoy Your RabbitYear of the Rabbit weaves its ensemble of dancers into intricate and architectural forms with grace to produce a visually arresting work. Peck, 28, has been hailed as an important new voice in 21st-century dance thanks to his brilliantly innovative choreography. 

Chicago Premiere

 

Joffrey dancers: April Daly and Fabrice Calmels. Photo by Cheryl Mann.

Dance Styles
Ballet

Location

Auditorium Theatre

50 East Congress Parkway
(800) 982-2787