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Ballet 5:8 receives Illinois Arts Council Agency grant
The Frankfort Station
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January 16, 2018

Frankfort ballet company receives grant
The Herald News
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January 17, 2018


Ballet 5:8's Moving Rendition of "Scarlet"
The Elgin Review | By Jeffrey R. Pierce
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February 20, 2018

Classic tale sparks new conversations
The Herald Bulletin | By Traci L. Miller
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March 23, 2018

‘Scarlet’ twirls through red fever
La Prensa | By Christina Acosta
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March 14, 2018

Ballet 5:8's 'Scarlet' adapts famous book
Elgin Courier-News | By Annie Alleman
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February 8, 2018

Ballet 5:8 brings ballet-film hybrid 'Scarlet' to Las Cruces
Las Cruces Sun News | By Sylvia Quintanilla
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March 1, 2018

Ballet 5:8's 'Scarlet' adapts famous book
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January 28, 2018

5 Questions with Julianna Slager on Ballet 5:8’s ‘Scarlet’
Dancer Music | By Kristi Licera
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January 24, 2018

‘Scarlet’ sees red in S.A. debut
March Magazine | By Kristian Jaime
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Kristi’s RE-View: Ballet 5:8 Delivers Compassion in ‘Compass’
Dancer Music | By Kristi Licera
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November 17, 2017

Chicago-based ballet company is on inspiring mission
The Rock Island Dispatch Argus | By Jonathan Turner
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October 5, 2017

Community Matters
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March 3 2018

Review: Ballet 5:8’s emotion-filled ‘Compass’ opens season of modern dance options
WKTV Journal | By K.D. Norris
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October 20, 2017

PRE-View: Ballet 5:8 Presents “Compass” at Chicago’s Athenaeum Theatre
Dancer Music | By Johnny Nevin
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November 3, 2017

4PHOTOS – Ballet 5:8’s “Compass”
Dancer Music | By Johnny Nevin
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November 6, 2017

Stor(ies) of You and Me

Chicago’s Ballet 5:8 Brings Denver-Area Ballerina Home with Performance
Denver Life | By Marian Amini
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Ballet 5:8's Julianna Slager on Why New Works Are the Life Force of Dance
Westword | By Erica Prather
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March 10, 2017

Chicago’s Ballet 5:8 Includes Colorado Springs for 2017 Spring Tour
My Colorado Gazette | By Donna Lorrig
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March 16, 2017

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