The Times Are Racing

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THE TIMES ARE RACING

February 12-23, 2020

 

Commedia

Choreography:  © Christopher Wheeldon

Music:  Igor Stravinsky

Taking inspiration from Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, Wheeldon's ballet is an "elegant piece, beautifully jointed and crafted..." (The Guardian).


Mono Lisa

Choreography:  Itzik Galili

Music:  Thomas Höfs

Wiggling hips. Break-neck twists and turns. Feats of grand athleticism. Galili's incredible spin on the classical pas de deux evokes a daring game of cat and mouse-a fierce, dynamic dance of seduction.

Chicago Premiere

 

Bliss!

Choreography:  Stephanie Martinez

Music:  Igor Stravinsky

Award-winning, Chicago-based choreographer Martinez shares her newest work. Bliss! is set to Dumbarton Oaks Concerto, one of only two chamber concertos composed by Stravinsky.

 

The Sofa

Choreography:  Itzik Galili 

Music:  Tom Waits

Described as a "broad, physical comedy" (Critical Dance)The Sofa takes shape as a love triangle run amok. Music by Grammy Award-winner Waits sets the tone for this comical take on gender, sexuality and relationships.

Chicago Premiere

 

The Times Are Racing

Choreography:  Justin Peck

Music:  Dan Deacon

Tony® Award-winning Peck brings one of his most "arresting and complex" (The New York Times) works. A "sneaker ballet," The Times Are Racing channels the power of protest and the process for creating change.

Chicago Premiere

 

Single tickets now on sale.


Bliss! Production Sponsor

Shea Family Foundation in loving memory of Joanne Sevcik Shea

Additional Support provided by Elizabeth Yntema in honor of women in leadership in dance



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THE TIMES ARE RACING

February 12-23, 2020

 

Commedia

Choreography:  © Christopher Wheeldon

Music:  Igor Stravinsky

Taking inspiration from Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, Wheeldon's ballet is an "elegant piece, beautifully jointed and crafted..." (The Guardian).


Mono Lisa

Choreography:  Itzik Galili

Music:  Thomas Höfs

Wiggling hips. Break-neck twists and turns. Feats of grand athleticism. Galili's incredible spin on the classical pas de deux evokes a daring game of cat and mouse-a fierce, dynamic dance of seduction.

Chicago Premiere

 

Bliss!

Choreography:  Stephanie Martinez

Music:  Igor Stravinsky

Award-winning, Chicago-based choreographer Martinez shares her newest work. Bliss! is set to Dumbarton Oaks Concerto, one of only two chamber concertos composed by Stravinsky.

 

The Sofa

Choreography:  Itzik Galili 

Music:  Tom Waits

Described as a "broad, physical comedy" (Critical Dance)The Sofa takes shape as a love triangle run amok. Music by Grammy Award-winner Waits sets the tone for this comical take on gender, sexuality and relationships.

Chicago Premiere

 

The Times Are Racing

Choreography:  Justin Peck

Music:  Dan Deacon

Tony® Award-winning Peck brings one of his most "arresting and complex" (The New York Times) works. A "sneaker ballet," The Times Are Racing channels the power of protest and the process for creating change.

Chicago Premiere

 

Single tickets now on sale.


Bliss! Production Sponsor

Shea Family Foundation in loving memory of Joanne Sevcik Shea

Additional Support provided by Elizabeth Yntema in honor of women in leadership in dance