The stunning dancers behind Chicago's own Joffrey Ballet
are gearing up for a new performance coming to the stage in just a
couple of weeks. Catch Joffrey Academy Trainees on stage performing
World Premiere choreography by Francisco Aviña and Amy E. Hall during
the performance of Creative Force Spring Showcase, a culmination of The
Joffrey Ballet’s Choreographers of Color Award. The show will feature
two performances on Sunday March 6 at the Harris Theatre.
Aviña and Hall are winners of Creative Force: The
Joffrey's Choreographers of Color Award, the goal of which was to
identify two choreographers of color and offer them the unique
opportunity to create a work with the most advanced dancers at the
Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet.
Within the performance of the Creative Force Spring
Showcase, guests will see the World Premiere of Broken Strings by
Aviña, the World Premiere of Breakthrough by Hall, the World Premiere of
Signature. Solo in Black by Kremnev, as well as Kremnev’s Modern Times
and Blue Velvet. Guests will also catch three additional performances
choreographed by Academy Artistic Director, Alexei Kremnev.
Tickets for the show, which takes place at 4pm or 6:30pm on March 6 at the Harris Theatre, are $10 and can be purchased at www.harristheaterchicago.org.
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