(Lyric Opera House)
Christopher Wheeldon’s spectacular adaptation, created for the Joffrey and set in Chicago during the 1893 World’s Fair, makes the move to the Lyric stage.
Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim
Ragamala Dance Company presents a reflection on death, transformation and rebirth through the classical South Indian dance form Bharatanatyam, in a performance dedicated to former Harris Theater president and CEO Patricia Barretto, who passed away in 2020.
Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s annual holiday benefit concert of tap dance and live music takes place at the intimate and festive confines of Jazz Showcase.
Art Deco Nutcracker
A&A Ballet, led by former Joffrey Academy artistic director Alexei Kremnev, sets the traditional holiday confection in the glitz of 1920s America.
Hyde Park School of Dance’s annual student production weaves modern, hip-hop and traditional Chinese dance into the ballet, and contemporary music into Tchaikovsky’s score.