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Chicago Dancing Festival August 20-23

Date : August 13, 2014

Chicago Dancing Festival

See a variety of dance performances and dance-themed events, all for free August 20-23 throughout the city! The Chicago Dancing Festival is your chance to see top ballet, modern, ethnic and rhythmic dance companies from Chicago and across the country.

 

Wednesday – Harris Theater for Music and Dance –“Classics and Creations” Opening Night

  • Hubbard Street Dance ChicagoCounterpoint, CDF original commission by Kyle Abraham
  • The Juilliard SchoolThe Jig Is Up by Eliot Feld
  • Martha Graham Dance CompanyErrand into the Maze by Martha Graham
  • Stars of American Ballet*, Fancy Free by Jerome Robbins
  • The Joffrey BalletBells (excerpt) by Yuri Possokhov

Friday – Museum of Contemporary Art – “Dances for 2”

  • Adam BarruchBelladonna by Adam Barruch
  • The Joffrey BalletBells (excerpt) by Yuri Possokhov
  • Martha Graham Dance CompanyErrand into the Maze by Martha Graham
  • Ron De Jesus Dance*, Transition Zone, CDF original commission by Ron De Jesus
  • Pam Tanowitz Dance*, Passagen by Pam Tanowitz (live music)

Saturday – Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park –“Celebration of Dance” Grand Finale

  • After School Matters, CDF original commission by Darrell Grand Moultrie
  • The Joffrey BalletNine Sinatra Songs by Twyla Tharp
  • The Juilliard SchoolThe Jig Is Up by Eliot Feld
  • Hubbard Street Dance ChicagoFalling Angels by Jiří Kylián
  • Rennie Harris Puremovement*, Students of the Asphalt Jungle by Dr. Rennie Harris
  • Stars of Washington Ballet Brooklyn Mack and Maki Onuki, pas de deux from Le Corsaire by Marius Petipa

 

 

 

 

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