2012-2013 Season

Fall
October 17-28, 2012
Pretty BALLET
Choreography: James Kudelka
Music: Bohuslav Martinü
The piece the Chicago Tribune called "thrilling, ingeniously designed, devilishly rebellious and brash in its showmanship."

 

Forgotten Land
Choreography: Jirí Kylián
Music: Benjamin Britten
Searching for lost homelands, lost lovers, and lost times, this piece is "fiendishly fast and lusciously fluid." --Houston Chronicle

 

The Green Table
Choreography: Kurt Jooss
Music: F.A. Cohen
An anti-war masterpiece this must-see pice is "perfectly structured and so rich in imagery." -- The New York Times

 

The Nutcracker
December 7-27, 2012
Collaboration conceived and directed: Robert Joffrey
Music: Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
America's #1 Nutcracker and a Chicago holiday tradition!

 

Winter
February 13-24, 2013
Interplay
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Music: Morton Gould
Lighthearted and charming, this Robbins' piece will remind you of being young.  "Exhilarating." --The New York Times

 

World Premiere
Choreography: Stanton Welch
See a brand new work by Welch, Artistic Director of the Houston Ballet, whose choreography is "making the world take notice." --San Francisco Chronicle

 

Nine Sinatra Songs
Choreography: Twyla Tharp
Music: Frank Sinatra
Tharp creates an enchanting mix of ballet and ballroom dance set to the incomparable Frank Sinatra.  With costumes by Oscar de la Renta, this piece is an "indisputable winner." -- The New York Times

 

SPRING
April 24-May 5, 2013
Othello
Choreography: Lar Lubvitch
Music: Elliot B. Goldenthal
Chicago-born Lubovitch's interpretation of Shakespeare's classic tale of jealousy, ambition and betrayal set to Goldenthal's Powerful score.  See this "enthralling, boldly original" ballet.

 

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Fall
October 17-28, 2012
Pretty BALLET
Choreography: James Kudelka
Music: Bohuslav Martinü
The piece the Chicago Tribune called "thrilling, ingeniously designed, devilishly rebellious and brash in its showmanship."

 

Forgotten Land
Choreography: Jirí Kylián
Music: Benjamin Britten
Searching for lost homelands, lost lovers, and lost times, this piece is "fiendishly fast and lusciously fluid." --Houston Chronicle

 

The Green Table
Choreography: Kurt Jooss
Music: F.A. Cohen
An anti-war masterpiece this must-see pice is "perfectly structured and so rich in imagery." -- The New York Times

 

The Nutcracker
December 7-27, 2012
Collaboration conceived and directed: Robert Joffrey
Music: Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
America's #1 Nutcracker and a Chicago holiday tradition!

 

Winter
February 13-24, 2013
Interplay
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Music: Morton Gould
Lighthearted and charming, this Robbins' piece will remind you of being young.  "Exhilarating." --The New York Times

 

World Premiere
Choreography: Stanton Welch
See a brand new work by Welch, Artistic Director of the Houston Ballet, whose choreography is "making the world take notice." --San Francisco Chronicle

 

Nine Sinatra Songs
Choreography: Twyla Tharp
Music: Frank Sinatra
Tharp creates an enchanting mix of ballet and ballroom dance set to the incomparable Frank Sinatra.  With costumes by Oscar de la Renta, this piece is an "indisputable winner." -- The New York Times

 

SPRING
April 24-May 5, 2013
Othello
Choreography: Lar Lubvitch
Music: Elliot B. Goldenthal
Chicago-born Lubovitch's interpretation of Shakespeare's classic tale of jealousy, ambition and betrayal set to Goldenthal's Powerful score.  See this "enthralling, boldly original" ballet.