American Ballet Theatre
The legendary New York-based company brings to Chicago a mixed rep program of works by Alexei Ratmansky, Clark Tippet, Jessica Lang and Christopher Rudd—the last two of which will be performed in the Windy City for the first time.
Trinity Irish Dance Company, M.A.D.D. Rhythms and Dorrance Dance
Three phenomenal rhythmic dance companies—one dedicated to pushing the bounds of Irish dance and two tap companies at the top of their game—share the stage in a night to thrill the eye and ear.
(Dance Center of Columbia College)
Chicago Human Rhythm Project artistic director Jumaane Taylor, a trio of tap dancers and a quartet of musicians reach for the divine via improvisation in an homage to John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme.”
April 20 & 21
META|MOR|PHOS: A Triadic Fiction
(Ruth Page Center for the Arts)
Hedwig Dances’ artistic director Jan Bartoszek, in collaboration with the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, reimagines Oskar Schlemmer’s 1922 vision of man/machine symbiosis as a meditation on nature through the three stages of insect life. Also on the program, Los Angeles-based Mike Tyus’ “SYZYGY”—also a reflection on balance, cycles and connectivity.
Visceral Dance Chicago celebrates its tenth season with one night at the Harris and a mixed-rep program including three works by company founder and artistic director Nick Pupillo.