The Times Are Racing
The Joffrey’s mixed-rep program takes its title from the finale number, a sneaker ballet by New York City Ballet resident choreographer Justin Peck celebrating youth, individuality and community
Same Planet Performance Project
(Dance Center of Columbia College)
In a highly topical program, SPPP director Joanna Reed presents a new dance on boundaries and consent alongside a commission from New York-based Ivy Baldwin on ecological destruction.
Trinity Irish Dance Company
Chicago’s traditional Irish dance company presents three new works, including a commission by tap superstar and MacArthur fellow Michelle Dorrance.
Light in Winter
Winifred Haun & Dancers present a collaboration with composer Renee Baker inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple in Oak Park. With live accompaniment by Chicago Modern Orchestra Project.
The Nearest Place
Emma Draves and Project Bound Dance provide much-needed February comfort with a series of solos and duets about hibernation, safety, warmth and empathy.
February 28-March 1