The Joffrey Ballet’s Bold Moves: 3 Stunning Dance Pieces – Half Price Tickets
The Joffrey Ballet was the first dance company to perform at the White House, the first to appear on television and the first to appear on the cover of Time magazine. Forever on the cutting edge of choreography, The Joffrey Ballet continues to celebrate its 60th season with Bold Moves, a mixed repertory program.
Dates: 2/10/2016 – 2/21/2016
Venue: Auditorium Theatre
Address: 50 E. Congress Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60605
- Forgotten Land, with choreography from Jir? Kyli?n and music by Benjamin Britten, was inspired by the sea’s motion and renewal as depicted in an Edvard Munch painting of women on the beach.
- An untitled world premiere by award-winning British choreography Ashley Page features 12 dancers responding to the sensual landscape of British composer Thomas Ad?s’ violin concerto Concentric Paths.
- RAkU, from San Francisco Ballet choreographer Yuri Possokhov, is a story of love, jealousy and tragedy set in Kyoto and inspired by the 1950 burning of the Golden Pavilion. Experience this dynamic show at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre.