The critically acclaimed Ballet Chicago Studio Company returns to the Harris Theater for a triptych of condensed versions of beloved story ballets by the 20th century's most influential classical choreographer George Balanchine, Ballet Chicago Artistic Director Daniel Duell, and Ballet Chicago Resident Choreographer Ted Seymour. Repertory includes Balanchine’s rapturous Swan Lake, with Miami City Ballet’s Simone Messmer featured as Swan Queen, Duell's Hansel and Gretel, and Seymour's The Creatures of Prometheus. Generously supported by Platinum Anniversary Season Sponsor, Wintrust, and Spring Series Sponsor, the NIB Foundation, performances are Saturday, May 5th, at 2 and 7:30 PM. Get tickets at harristheaterchicago.org.
Balanchine and Beyond Spring Series, "Long Stories Short"