Solitaire – A Game of Dance The Art of the Solo
STANDBY LINE ONLY
Any tickets unclaimed at 10 minutes prior to curtain time will be released to those in a standby line. Standby lines begin one hour before the performance, in person only, one ticket per person.
NOTE: This program will be performed twice.
6:00 PM and 8:00 PM
by Robert Battle
Samuel Lee Roberts
Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater
This performance is proudly supported by Jim and Kay Mabie
I’m Going to Explode (2007)
by Brian Brooks
Brian Brooks Moving Company
This performance is proudly supported by Lew and Susan Manilow
The Real Cool (a solo excerpt from Mr. TOL E. RAncE) (2012)
by Camille A. Brown
Camille A. Brown
Camille A. Brown & Dancers
Inspired by Spike Lee’s controversial movie, “Bamboozeled”, and Mel Watkins’ book, “On The Real Side: From Slavery to Chris Rock”, Mr. TOL E. RAncE celebrates the humor and perseverance of the black performer and examines stereotypical roles dominating current popular Black culture.
Ensueños de mi Caribe (presented with live music) (2012)
by Julia Hinojosa
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater
with Paco Fonta, Flamenco singer and guitarist
Javier Suame Mazzei, Percussionist
The Flamenco Guajiras, in the compás (rhythm) of twelve, originated in Cuba from the Cuban folk traditions in the first half of the twentieth century. The song, coplas, poetic compositions, refer to Havana and its people, with themes of love and nostalgia.
by Alejandro Cerrudo
Johnny McMillan, David Schultz and Jonathan Fredrickson
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
This performance is proudly supported by Roxanne and Rocco Martino
The Dying Swan (1905)
by Mikhail Fokine
The Joffrey Ballet
with Barbara Haffner, Cellist
Mongo Buriad, Pianist
Inspired by swans that she had seen in public parks and reading Alfred,Lord Tennyson's poem "The Dying Swan," Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova asked Mikhail Fokine to create a solo for her for a concert in 1905.
by Krithika Rajagopolan
Natya Dance Theatre
Sthithihi - In the Stillness
This performance is proudly supported by Justin S. and Hilarie V. Huscher
Program subject to change