Game Changers

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Game Changers

February 15-26, 2017

 

 

 

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.

 

Fool's Paradise Production Sponsors

Anne L. Kaplan 

Bill and Orli Staley

 

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

 

Year of the Rabbit

Choreographer: Justin Peck

Music: Sufjan Stevens

Set to a classical orchestration of Stevens' electronic song cycle Enjoy Your Rabbit, Year of the Rabbit weaves its ensemble of dancers into intricate and architectural forms with grace to produce a visually arresting work. Peck, 29, has been hailed as an important new voice in 21st-century dance thanks to his brilliantly innovative choreography. 

Chicago Premiere

 

Year of the Rabbit Production Sponsor

JHL Capital Group, LLC

 

Live Music Sponsors

The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music

Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson


Run time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes including one 15-minute intermission and one 20-minute intermission.


ALL PERFORMANCES TAKE PLACE AT THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE OF ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY LOCATED AT 50 E CONGRESS PARKWAY.

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Game Changers

February 15-26, 2017

 

 

 

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.

 

Fool's Paradise Production Sponsors

Anne L. Kaplan 

Bill and Orli Staley

 

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

 

Year of the Rabbit

Choreographer: Justin Peck

Music: Sufjan Stevens

Set to a classical orchestration of Stevens' electronic song cycle Enjoy Your Rabbit, Year of the Rabbit weaves its ensemble of dancers into intricate and architectural forms with grace to produce a visually arresting work. Peck, 29, has been hailed as an important new voice in 21st-century dance thanks to his brilliantly innovative choreography. 

Chicago Premiere

 

Year of the Rabbit Production Sponsor

JHL Capital Group, LLC

 

Live Music Sponsors

The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music

Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson


Run time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes including one 15-minute intermission and one 20-minute intermission.


ALL PERFORMANCES TAKE PLACE AT THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE OF ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY LOCATED AT 50 E CONGRESS PARKWAY.