Shen Wei Dance Arts
The MacArthur “Genius” Award-winning choreographer and designer, famed for choreographing the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony, brings two gorgeously surreal visions to the Auditorium stage.
September 23 & 24
Orphée et Eurydice
This first-ever collaboration between the Lyric Opera and the Joffrey Ballet features the full company performing choreography from the acclaimed John Neumeier, in Gluck’s rendition of the classic tragedy.
September 23-October 15
Chicago Human Rhythm Project
(Dance Center of Columbia College)
Rhythmic dances ranging from conceptual pieces by CHRP’s new artist-in-residence Dani Borak to Michelle Dorrance’s thrilling blend of blues and tap round out an eclectic bill.
Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak continues her investigation of movement norms and the exchange between audience and performer in this fresh iteration of her ongoing “Blackbird” project.
(North Shore Center for the Performing Arts)
Visceral’s fifth season features new works by artistic director Nick Pupillo and Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship recipient Danielle Agami.