Road to the Sky is an intimate evening of poetry-in-motion, an original collection of short dance works created by over a dozen of Chicago’s celebrated choreographers.
Artistic Director Chloe Jensen presents a revival of “The Phantom Beside Me” from ADC’s production of Ghost Stories (2016), and a new celestial solo work performed by principal dancer Hannah Rosenfeld. Associate Artistic Director Karen Fisher Doyle presents a new entwining harness duet and Resident Choreographer Tracy Von Kaenel
unleashes her new work “No” in passionate response to the current political climate.
Esteemed artists of the Chicago Dance community join as special guest choreographers for this program. Mike Gosney presents an uplifting, fast paced, full company work, Maya Trujillo premieres her new work “La Soledad”, Lucy Vurusic Riner explores uncovering, unraveling and undoing in a new harness work and Jacqueline Stewart presents “Where butterflies live” set to text from “The Ultimate Journey” by Robert A Moore . Also presenting new work for this program are choreographers Joshua Blake Carter, Jeff Hancock, Lizzie MacKenzie, Aaron McGloin, Lauren Reed and Wilfredo Rivera.
About the Company:
Aerial Dance Chicago is a contemporary dance company in flight, founded in 1999 and guided by the original creative vision of Chloe Jensen. One of the world’s first dance companies dedicated to exploration of choreography on both a horizontal and vertical dance floor, ADC is a pioneer and a leader in the international dance community. The company's work has been presented across the United States at theaters, museums, schools, universities and festivals, including favorite hometown venues such as Navy Pier and Millennium Park. In 2014, ADC opened Chicago’s premiere dance center dedicated to the fine art of dance in flight. As ADC moves forward, creating, performing and teaching, company artists continue to redefine human movement potential and transcend the assumed limits of dance. Visit our website at www.aerialdancechicago.org to learn more.
1 hour, 30 minutes
Modern / Contemporary