Vibrant Variations: A Celebration of the Work of Wade Schaaf

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Join Chicago Repertory Ballet at the historic Studebaker Theater as they take the stage with an evening of new dance works by founding Artistic Director Wade Schaaf. See world premiere contemporary ballet works by Schaaf, whose choreography is known for its emotional sensitivity, musicality, and choreographic innovation. Perfect for first-timers and dance lovers alike, this is a theatrical experience not to be missed!


Interconnect A contemporary ballet work exploring our desire for connection in the face of isolation. This ballet features a world premiere score by Matty Mattsson

Song of Songs scored to Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” this work explores the physicality of tenderness and affection and queerness.

Untitled Work This contemporary dance work explores the cyclical nature of life and the acceptance required to encounter the end of the cycle.

Move On Up! A dance that brings contemporary ballet, meditation and disco together in an exciting finish. 

Running Time
75 minutes
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Studebaker Theater

410 Michigan ave
chicago, IL 60605