"A mini-convention spreading the news of what Chicago's dance scene has to offer, the festival continues to intermingle every conceivable style of dance in work ranging from the expert to the amateur. That democratic spirit is part of its energy" - Chicago Tribune Review, 2011
Ballet is pleased to participate in the annual Chicago dance festival known as Dance Chicago. The festival runs from October - February each year in the Athenaeum Theater, featuring a wide variety of dance artists and companies from around the city. The varied performance schedule is arranged by Dance Chicago Artistic Director John Schmitz and consists of evenings with titles ranging from An American Portrait to Stars of Dance Chicago and New Moves.
"If the element of surprise is carbon, Dance Chicago is a diamond" -Time Out Chicago Review, 2011
Ballet 5:8 will be presenting Joy, an excerpt from the longer ballet Proverbs, during Future Stars on Saturday, November 16 at 8:00pm. The following week, Ballet 5:8 will be presenting an excerpt from Life In Question during New Moves on Friday, November 22 at 8:15pm. Tickets are required - advance purchase is highly recommended. When purchasing tickets, use the code DCHEARTSU for a ticket discount and to support B58. Purchase tickets here.
The Athenaeum Theater, 2936 North Southport Ave, Chicago