River North Dance Chicago's Fall Program
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for River North Dance Chicago: Fall Engagement have expired.
The last date listed for River North Dance Chicago: Fall Engagement was Saturday November 5, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park:
- Full Price:
- $64.00 - $82.00
- Our Price:
- $25.00 - $41.00
Enjoy a full evening of works by celebrated contemporary choreographer Jirí Kylián in Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Spring Series at the Harris Theater. You'll be treated to company premieres of Falling Angels and Sarabande along with audience favorites Petite Mort and 27'52". One of six "black and white" works by Kylián, Sarabande features an all-male ensemble and is set to Bach's second partita for solo violin with electronically manipulated sound, made live by the dancers' bodies and voices. The work's counterpart is the driving, hypnotic Falling Angels, set to part one of Steve Reich's phased-percussion composition, Drumming. One of Kylián's most popular works, Petite Mort was created for the 1991 Salzburg Festival commemorating the second centenary of Mozart's death. And the quotidian becomes epic in the masterwork 27'52". Composer Dirk Haubrich's original score borrows two themes by Gustav Mahler as well as text by Baudelaire and Bruce Lee, among others, and demonstrates how Kylián's style shifted at the start of the new millennium. Learn More
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Additional selections from RNDC’s acclaimed repertoire include:
- Evolution of a Dream, a full-company re-envisioning of one of RNDC’s classic and signature works “Reality of a Dreamer,” created by Co-Artistic Director Emerita Sherry Zunker in 1992. The piece is set to a new version of the original song, “Sweet Dreams,” by co-composers Annie Lennox and David Stewart as performed by His Rock Fabulous Orchestra.
- Fixé, a revival of Artistic Director Frank Chaves’ first choreographed duet. It is a haunting, animalistic and other-worldly pas de deux. Set to music from Cirque du Soleil, this performance is both elegantly romantic and abstract.
- Train, choreographed by Robert Battle, Artistic Director for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. This commanding and bold work is an abstract ritual in three parts set to a percussive live recording.