Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Performs at The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
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The last date listed for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet was Sunday November 15, 2009 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Auditorium Theatre :
- Full Price:
- $83.00 - $155.00
- Our Price:
- $41.50 - $77.50
Known as "the company of firsts," Joffrey Ballet was the first dance company to perform at the White House, the first to appear on television, the first to appear on the cover of Time magazine and the first to have a major motion picture based on them (Robert Altman's The Company). Experience this must-see dance company's innovative dance work live as they present Stories in Motion, a trio of works from three exciting contemporary choreographers. Works include Balanchine's Prodigal Son, based on the biblical tale of sin and redemption from one of the greatest choreographers of all time. Antony Tudor's masterpiece Lilac Garden explores the conflicting emotions of a young woman who's trapped by the strictures of Edwardian culture and forced to give up the young man she loves. Stories in Motion also features the Joffrey premiere of RAkU, in which Ukranian-born choreographer Yuri Possokhov uses the burning of the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto as the point of departure for a story of love, treachery, separation and tragedy. Learn More
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“Slick, sleek, and technically fierce.” —Dance Magazine
’These Cedar Lake dancers are, without exception, extraordinarily gifted." —_New York Post _
Founded in 2003 by Nancy Laurie and under the artistic direction of Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet boasts an exceptionally talented ensemble of 16 dancers and focuses on acquiring and commissioning new works by the world’s most sought-after emerging choreographers. Through their daring, athletic movement and integration of ballet into contemporary and popular forms, the dancers of Cedar Lake take audiences on a choreographic journey which explores the infinite possibilities of movement and multimedia.
Auditorium audiences will see three Chicago premieres – Crystal Pite’s Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue, Didy Veldman’s frame of view and Jo Strømgren’s Sunday, Again.