Tag: ballet

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2016)

Alberto Velazquez as The Nutcracker in Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon, Joffrey Ballet           
      
  

The Nutcracker

Created by Christopher Wheeldon
Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $35-$150  |  more info
       
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December 24, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Sylvia (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

April Daly and Victoria Jaiani star in Joffrey Ballet Chicago's "Sylvia," choreographed by John Neumeier, music by Léo Delibes. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)          
      
Sylvia 

Choreographed by John Neumeier 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Oct 25  | tix: $32-$155  | more info
       
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October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Contemporary Choreographers (Joffrey Ballet)

Derrick Agnoletti and Aaron Rogers star in "Episode 31," choreographerd by Alexander Ekman, part of Joffrey Ballet's "Contemporary Choreographers" program. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
      
Contemporary
      Choreographers

Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon,
     Brock Clawson and Alexander Ekman 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. (map)
thru Feb 23  |  tickets: $31-$152   |  more info
       
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February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More

A moving dance performance…

This YouTube vid of ballet pair Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei, she without an arm and he without a leg, is one of the most moving dances I have ever seen.

May 31, 2009 | 1 Comment More