Silk & Steel

Event Type
Event Description

Aerial Dance Chicago and Elements Contemporary Ballet share the stage in Silk and Steel, a concert that takes the unique aesthetic of contemporary ballet into the vertical realm.

Featuring “Surge”, a world premiere collaboration between Elements and ADC that maximizes the artistic resources of both companies with multiple hanging silks, aerial dancers in rope-and-harness, and earth-bound ballerinas performing contemporary choreography beneath awe-inspiring aerial dance.

Silk and Steel is supported in part by the New Stages for Dance II is administered by Dance/USA in partnership with Audience Architects. Leadership Support for the New Stages for Dance II Initiative is provided by MetLife Foundation.

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary
Aerial Dance


North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie

9501 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 673-6300