Hubbard Street Dance Chicago presents two packed programs, including premieres by Thang Dao and Alvin Ailey alum Hope Boykin, as well as a reprise of Aszure Barton’s thrilling “BUSK”—quick on the heels of the announcement that Barton is the company’s next resident choreographer.
March 23-April 2
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The legendary company’s annual stop in Chicago includes pieces by Jamar Roberts, Paul Taylor and Ailey’s masterpiece “Revelations,” plus another chance to see work by Kyle Abraham—also on the Hubbard Street program this month.
(Dance Center of Columbia College)
FLOCK, the choreographic duo of Hubbard Street alum Florian Lochner and Alice Klock, return to Chicago with a new ensemble work that explores childhood stories and human connection.
Giordano Dance Chicago celebrates its sixtieth-anniversary season alongside South Chicago Dance Theatre with a new work by SCDT artistic director Kia Smith and favorite selections from a vast trove of jazz dances.
March 31-April 1
(Logan Center for the Arts)
The second cohort of the renewed Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project present a showcase of Chicago’s diverse Black dance artistry, companies specializing in everything from jazz to tap to modern to footwork to hip-hop… en pointe.