Elevate Chicago Dance
(Chicago Cultural Center)
More than forty Chicago-based dance artists and companies take over the Cultural Center for a day of free performances, workshops and discussions around the theme “Intersections between Dance, Space, Race and Place.”
Rwandan performance artist Dorothée Munyaneza shares the testimony of female survivors of the Tutsi genocide through choreography and original song.
Tere O’Connor Dance
(Dance Center of Columbia College)
O’Connor’s New York-based company returns to the Dance Center with “Long Run,” a new work that pushes the performers to physical and emotional extremes.
THE END IS HERE and that’s ok.
Kelly Anderson Dance Theatre evaluates the circumstances leading up to Armageddon with the aid of Sharpies, giant Post-its and a celebrity personal assistant guiding the company through a brainstorming session on the creation of a new world order.
The Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s reenvisioning of the iconic ballet as a dance-within-a-dance, a journey down the rabbit hole with a Method-dedicated Siegfried in which the line between preparation for a role and surrender to it blur.