Thodos Dance’s winter concert at the Harris gathers short rep pieces from a half dozen Chicago-based choreographers, including a new work by founder Melissa Thodos. The program includes Brian Enos’ “Lullaby,” “A Salute to Old Friends” by the iconic and groundbreaking Chicago legend Sybil Shearer, plus new works by company members John Cartwright and Tenley Dorrill. There’s also a new full company piece commissioned from Garfield Lemonius. Top billing goes to a trilogy of rarely performed short, sassy pieces by Bob Fosse, originally created for television variety shows in the 1960s. Former Fosse collaborator—and now frequent Thodos collaborator—Ann Reinking set the pieces on the Thodos dancers and added transition choreography to unite the three short dances, which include “Mexican Breakfast,” now famous as the inspiration for the choreography in Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” video. (Sharon Hoyer)
Thodos Dance Chicago at the Harris Theater, 205 East Randolph, (312)334-7777. Saturday, March 7 at 7:30pm. $15-$65, 40 percent for students and seniors.