February 15-26, 2017
Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon
Music: Joby Talbot
Dancers bring flawless classical technique to an exquisite rendering of solos, duets, and trios in this work of intense beauty from Tony Award®-winning choreographer Wheeldon. "Fool's Paradise...travels confidently, both choreographically and emotionally," says the Chicago Tribune.
Fool's Paradise Production Sponsors
Anne L. Kaplan
Bill and Orli Staley
Choreographer: Wayne McGregor
Music: Max Richter
An exploration of looking beneath the surface, INFRA pushes the bold, stylized movement of visionary McGregor to new heights amid a soundscape at once haunting and hopeful. Declared "one of the most sought after choreographers in the ballet world" by the New York Times.
Year of the Rabbit
Choreographer: Justin Peck
Music: Sufjan Stevens
Set to a classical orchestration of Stevens' electronic song cycle Enjoy Your Rabbit, Year of the Rabbit weaves its ensemble of dancers into intricate and architectural forms with grace to produce a visually arresting work. Peck, 29, has been hailed as an important new voice in 21st-century dance thanks to his brilliantly innovative choreography.
Year of the Rabbit Production Sponsor
JHL Capital Group, LLC
Live Music Sponsors
The Marina and Arnold Tatar Fund for Live Music
Cheryle and Joel V. Williamson
Run time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes including one 15-minute intermission and one 20-minute intermission.
ALL PERFORMANCES TAKE PLACE AT THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE OF ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY LOCATED AT 50 E CONGRESS PARKWAY.
*ALL CASTING IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE