Venue Details

Auditorium Theatre
50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
312-341-2310
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 11 members
Review from older theater fan
Red Velvet 173 events 55 reviews

The dancing was wonderful. The program was very similar. All 3 dances had similar choreography and lighting (very dark). Some of the moves were difficult to appreciate from a distance. This is a very talented dance company and I would see them...continued

reviewed Nov 14 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Jim
37 events 23 reviews

Fluid, expressive, and powerful - amazing work that was very close to perfection. Enormously gifted group of both graceful and muscular dancers.

reviewed Nov 15 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from robhawk
1 event 1 review

Beautiful and fluid artistry and superb athleticism.

reviewed Nov 14 2009 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Watch performances by Cedar Lake on YouTube
“Slick, sleek, and technically fierce.” —Dance Magazine
’These Cedar Lake dancers are, without exception, extraordinarily gifted." —_New York Post _

Description

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.

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