Global Visionaries

Overview

Global Visionaries

April 26-May 7, 2017

 

Global Visionaries Presenting Sponsor

Margot and Josef Lakonishok

Global Visionaries Production Sponsor

Jane Ellen Murray Foundation

 

The Miraculous Mandarin

Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov

Music: Béla Bartók

Master of invention Possokhov brings his gift of powerful narrative and wild imagination to Bartók's dramatic post-World War I tableau. Celebrated as a "reliably unpredictable choreographer" by the San Francisco Chronicle

Chicago Premiere

The Miraculous Mandarin Production Sponsor

The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation

 

Episode 47!

Choreographer: Alexander Ekman

Music: Brad Mehldau Trio, Django Django, Tiga, Moby

Celebrated around the globe for his originality and humor, Swedish choreographer Ekman returns to the Joffrey with his unique cinematic vision. "An inspired joker and true man of the theater," says the Chicago Sun-Times

World Premiere

Episode 47! Production Sponsor


Mammatus

Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Music: Michael Gordon

Renowned for her improvisational skill, Lopez Ochoa returns to the Joffrey with her spellbinding take on a turbulent cloud formation. "Sexy in an ambient way, embodying the impersonal attractions and repulsions that drive nature's never-ending churning," says the Chicago Tribune

Mammatus Production Sponsor

Denise Littlefield Sobel

 

 

Live Music Sponsors

The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music

Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson


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

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April
Wed Apr 26, 2017 - 7:30pm
Fri Apr 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat Apr 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sat Apr 29, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sun Apr 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
May
Thu May 4, 2017 - 7:30pm
Fri May 5, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat May 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sat May 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sun May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Global Visionaries

April 26-May 7, 2017

 

Global Visionaries Presenting Sponsor

Margot and Josef Lakonishok

Global Visionaries Production Sponsor

Jane Ellen Murray Foundation

 

The Miraculous Mandarin

Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov

Music: Béla Bartók

Master of invention Possokhov brings his gift of powerful narrative and wild imagination to Bartók's dramatic post-World War I tableau. Celebrated as a "reliably unpredictable choreographer" by the San Francisco Chronicle

Chicago Premiere

The Miraculous Mandarin Production Sponsor

The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation

 

Episode 47!

Choreographer: Alexander Ekman

Music: Brad Mehldau Trio, Django Django, Tiga, Moby

Celebrated around the globe for his originality and humor, Swedish choreographer Ekman returns to the Joffrey with his unique cinematic vision. "An inspired joker and true man of the theater," says the Chicago Sun-Times

World Premiere

Episode 47! Production Sponsor


Mammatus

Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Music: Michael Gordon

Renowned for her improvisational skill, Lopez Ochoa returns to the Joffrey with her spellbinding take on a turbulent cloud formation. "Sexy in an ambient way, embodying the impersonal attractions and repulsions that drive nature's never-ending churning," says the Chicago Tribune

Mammatus Production Sponsor

Denise Littlefield Sobel

 

 

Live Music Sponsors

The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music

Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson


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