Music and dance go together like wings and hot sauce, but two upcoming performances take this pairing and really up the sizzle. Mark Morris Dance Group performs today through Sunday at the Harris Theater in Chicago.You can catch Ballet Chicago and the Orion Ensemble Sunday, Feb.
Lots of children go to their first ballet during the holiday season and generally that means they see "The Nutcracker." But if you want to mix it up a bit, this year you’ve got some options!Two local dance companies are performing unconventional takes on the holiday dance tradition.
Whether you’re a soldier or a civilian, home and food are comforting thoughts. Eight Forty-Eight dance contributor Lucia Mauro previews two dances that explore those items in fresh, abstract and wholly unexpected ways.Breakbone Dance Co.
Two progressive dance companies have joined forces to find a deeper language in the everyday movements and vagaries of life. Eight Forty-Eight Dance Critic Lucia Mauro has all the details in her review. Performances:Walking...DrifitingFriday, Nov. 5 and Friday Nov.
Much of Japanese dance is deeply rooted in tradition. But some forms evolved in a more radical direction. Now two upcoming dance performances in Chicago boldly merge past and present forms. For WBEZ, dance critic Lucia Mauro has this report.