The aptly titled first program of Hubbard Street’s forty-fourth season quietly announces the long-awaited lifting of the golden curtain on Chicago’s contemporary dance treasure, with a mixed-rep program including premieres by Aszure Barton and Jermaine Maurice Spivey.
November 18 – 21
Celebrated contemporary/Kathak choreographer Akram Khan returns to the Harris in a solo performance about the trails and torments of a shell-shocked Indian colonial soldier forced into service in World War I.
November 12 & 13
The Yellow Wallpaper/The Attic Room
(Ebenezer Lutheran Church)
Claustrophobia, confinement and connection are the timely themes in remounts of two works by Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble and RE|dance Group, who split the bill for an extended run in the auditorium at Ebenezer church.
November 5 – 20
South Chicago Dance Festival
South Chicago Dance Theatre and Seoul-based Choomna Dance Company host workshops and performances across the South Side, including a premiere at Hyde Park School of Dance on the 8th, and an online Dance for the Camera presentation on the 10th.
November 8 – 12
Chicago Avant-Garde: Five Women Ahead of Their Time
Included in the Newberry’s exhibition on experimental Chicago-based female artists of the early twentieth century are the great choreographers Katherine Dunham and Ruth Page.
Through December 30