American Ballet Theatre
Misty Copeland, James Whiteside and stars from the U.S.’s most prominent ballet company appear in a mixed-rep program featuring works by Twyla Tharp, Marius Petipa and Antony Tudor.
(Dance Center of Columbia College)
Nigerian choreographer Qudus Onikeku makes his U.S. debut with a meditation on the overlap between physical, spiritual and ancestral planes.
March 13 & 14
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Ailey’s annual visit to the Auditorium Theatre includes a slew of Chicago premieres from renowned choreographers Aszure Barton, Ronald K. Brown and Donald Byrd.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago remounts this crowd-pleasing evening of excerpts choreographed by the great Ohad Narahin.
March 12, 14 & 15
Recipients of the Joffrey Ballet’s award for emerging choreographers of color. Chanel DaSilva, Tsai Hsi Hung, Pablo Sánchez and Durante Verzola, showcase new work on the MCA stage.