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.
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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.