Millennials

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MILLENNIALS

September 16-20, 2015



*TRAFFIC ALERT! Due to the Chicago Triathalon being in town September 15th-19th, please leave extra travel time to get to the theater. Click here for more information on street closures.


To read the Millennials Program book, click on the image below.


Presenting Sponsor


World Premiere

Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Music: Michael Gordon

This rising star of choreography collaborates closely with her dancers and has a fierce improvisational talent. She has created ballets on many companies around the world. Dance Magazine says, "one of her trademarks is the ability to suggest powerful emotions through abstract movement."

Lopez Ochoa World Premiere Production Sponsor

Elizabeth Yntema and Mark Ferguson


World Premiere

Choreographer: Myles Thatcher

Music: Steve Reich

Thatcher creates ballets that resonate with feeling and atmosphere. He is a current dancer with the San Francisco Ballet where he has also created new work. "There is a fearlessness to Thatcher's eye-catching and dynamic choreography." - SFGate


Fool's Paradise

Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon

Music: Joby Talbot

Golden lighting captures falling glittery petals as the dancers' bodies form a series of living sculptures. This display of beauty and strength follows closely to the score's mysterious turns.

Joffrey Premiere

Fool's Paradise Production Sponsor

Jane Ellen Murray Foundation


Performances run under 2 hours including two intermissions.

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MILLENNIALS

September 16-20, 2015



*TRAFFIC ALERT! Due to the Chicago Triathalon being in town September 15th-19th, please leave extra travel time to get to the theater. Click here for more information on street closures.


To read the Millennials Program book, click on the image below.


Presenting Sponsor


World Premiere

Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Music: Michael Gordon

This rising star of choreography collaborates closely with her dancers and has a fierce improvisational talent. She has created ballets on many companies around the world. Dance Magazine says, "one of her trademarks is the ability to suggest powerful emotions through abstract movement."

Lopez Ochoa World Premiere Production Sponsor

Elizabeth Yntema and Mark Ferguson


World Premiere

Choreographer: Myles Thatcher

Music: Steve Reich

Thatcher creates ballets that resonate with feeling and atmosphere. He is a current dancer with the San Francisco Ballet where he has also created new work. "There is a fearlessness to Thatcher's eye-catching and dynamic choreography." - SFGate


Fool's Paradise

Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon

Music: Joby Talbot

Golden lighting captures falling glittery petals as the dancers' bodies form a series of living sculptures. This display of beauty and strength follows closely to the score's mysterious turns.

Joffrey Premiere

Fool's Paradise Production Sponsor

Jane Ellen Murray Foundation


Performances run under 2 hours including two intermissions.