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April 25-May 6, 2012

In the Night
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Music: Frédéric Chopin

Romance in the form of three passionate pas de deux. In the hands of the masterful Robbins it becomes In the Night. Follow three couples on their private journeys set to Chopin’s nocturnes.

“One of the most lush, satisfying romantic ballets of them all”
- Chicago Tribune

 

Age of Innocence
Choreography: Edwaard Liang
Music: Philip Glass and Thomas Newman

In a tale of women in history and their strength in spite of social repression, Liang explores the passion that rages beneath the surface of restrained social interactions. This performance celebrates composer Glass’ birthday.

“A newly minted masterpiece”
- Chicago Sun-Times

 

Incantations
WORLD PREMIERE
Choreography: Val Caniparoli
Music: Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky

See the new work from Val Caniparoli, a choreographer of “uncommon ability and rare dramatic vision” -Dance Magazine. Imagine what he’ll bring to the Joffrey!  

 

Meet the Artists

Saturday Matinee, April 28, at 1:00PM - Charla Metzker, Assistant to Val Caniparoli for Incantations
Thursday, Evening, May 3, at 6:30PM - Rory Hohenstein, Dancer
Saturday Evening, May 5, at 6:30PM - Matthew Adamczyk, Dancer

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April 25-May 6, 2012

In the Night
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Music: Frédéric Chopin

Romance in the form of three passionate pas de deux. In the hands of the masterful Robbins it becomes In the Night. Follow three couples on their private journeys set to Chopin’s nocturnes.

“One of the most lush, satisfying romantic ballets of them all”
- Chicago Tribune

 

Age of Innocence
Choreography: Edwaard Liang
Music: Philip Glass and Thomas Newman

In a tale of women in history and their strength in spite of social repression, Liang explores the passion that rages beneath the surface of restrained social interactions. This performance celebrates composer Glass’ birthday.

“A newly minted masterpiece”
- Chicago Sun-Times

 

Incantations
WORLD PREMIERE
Choreography: Val Caniparoli
Music: Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky

See the new work from Val Caniparoli, a choreographer of “uncommon ability and rare dramatic vision” -Dance Magazine. Imagine what he’ll bring to the Joffrey!  

 

Meet the Artists

Saturday Matinee, April 28, at 1:00PM - Charla Metzker, Assistant to Val Caniparoli for Incantations
Thursday, Evening, May 3, at 6:30PM - Rory Hohenstein, Dancer
Saturday Evening, May 5, at 6:30PM - Matthew Adamczyk, Dancer

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Apr 25, 2012
End Date: 
May 6, 2012