DanceAfrica Chicago: Roots
For their fiftieth anniversary season, Muntu Dance Theatre brings dances of the African diaspora and explosive, infectious energy to the Harris stage.
The Fly Honey Show
The glittery, femme-led, queer-celebratory cabaret phenomenon joy-bombs Thalia Hall Pride Weekend.
Pivot Arts Festival
Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artists, a new opera by Anna Martine Whitehead, a dance suite by Ashwaty Chennat, a “hip-hopera” adaptation of “The Barber of Seville” and a short film by Alex Grelle of “The Grelley Duvall Show” are highlights of this annual performance festival.
(Lyric Opera House)
After rescheduling, the Joffrey Ballet closes their first season at the Lyric Opera House with Yuri Possokhov’s lighthearted rendition of Cervantes’ tale.
(North Shore Center for the Performing Arts)
Guest choreographer La Lupi from Spain and Grammy-winning musicians Buika and Diego “El Negro” Alvarez join Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater in a festival of flamenco music and dance.