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Chanel DaSilva’s “colōrem” becomes the first mainstage work created for the company by a Black woman.

Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun-Times 
Oct 13, 2022
Little is more exciting in ballet or in any other facet of the arts than the emergence of a new talent brimming with potential, and that’s what the Joffrey Ballet delivered Wednesday evening in the Lyric Opera House with a compelling world premiere by Chanel DaSilva.

It was one of three distinctively styled works from past and present showcased on a mixed-repertory program titled “Beyond Borders” that runs for nine more performances through Oct. 23 and opens the Chicago-based company’s 2022-23 season.

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