Beyond the Nutcracker | Valparaiso
Dec
1
4:00 PM16:00

Beyond the Nutcracker | Valparaiso

This December, experience Ballet 5:8’s 1940’s twist on the holiday classic The Nutcracker: featuring Tchaikovsky’s magical score, a cast of over 100 dancers from Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, guests from the Ballet 5:8 professional company including Lead Artists Brette Benedict and Antonio Rosario, and original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager. Bring the entire family and join Emma, Uncle Abrahms, and the angel Anastasis on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure that leads to the story of the first Christmas.

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Beyond the Nutcracker | New Lenox
Dec
15
2:00 PM14:00

Beyond the Nutcracker | New Lenox

This December, experience Ballet 5:8’s 1940’s twist on the holiday classic The Nutcracker: featuring Tchaikovsky’s magical score, a cast of over 100 dancers from Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, guests from the Ballet 5:8 professional company including Lead Artists Brette Benedict and Antonio Rosario, and original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager. Bring the entire family and join Emma, Uncle Abrahms, and the angel Anastasis on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure that leads to the story of the first Christmas.

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Beyond the Nutcracker | New Lenox
Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

Beyond the Nutcracker | New Lenox

This December, experience Ballet 5:8’s 1940’s twist on the holiday classic The Nutcracker: featuring Tchaikovsky’s magical score, a cast of over 100 dancers from Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, guests from the Ballet 5:8 professional company including Lead Artists Brette Benedict and Antonio Rosario, and original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager. Bring the entire family and join Emma, Uncle Abrahms, and the angel Anastasis on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure that leads to the story of the first Christmas.

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Beyond the Nutcracker | New Lenox
Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

Beyond the Nutcracker | New Lenox

This December, experience Ballet 5:8’s 1940’s twist on the holiday classic The Nutcracker: featuring Tchaikovsky’s magical score, a cast of over 100 dancers from Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, guests from the Ballet 5:8 professional company including Lead Artists Brette Benedict and Antonio Rosario, and original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager. Bring the entire family and join Emma, Uncle Abrahms, and the angel Anastasis on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas adventure that leads to the story of the first Christmas.

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The Space in Between | Elgin
Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

The Space in Between | Elgin

Julianna Rubio Slager’s world premiere The Space in Between is set on a bus ride between heaven and hell, a story inspired by C. S. Lewis’ novel The Great Divorce. Slager’s Four Seasons of the Soul, a Ballet 5:8 audience favorite, explores how the turning seasons in nature parallel the recurring themes of human life.

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Compass | Urbana
Mar
2
7:00 PM19:00

Compass | Urbana

Compass is a collection of one-act ballets on navigating cultural tension with compassion. Compass stretches across time and space to explore some of the most pressing topics in our country and in our cities today. At times witty and satirical, and at times deeply emotional, the program is full of athleticism, power and poetry.

“…an evening of inspired choreography and thought-provoking performance.” - Kristi Licera, Dancermusic.com

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Compass | Memphis
Mar
23
7:00 PM19:00

Compass | Memphis

  • Halloran Centre for Performing Arts (map)
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Compass is a collection of one-act ballets on navigating cultural tension with compassion. Compass stretches across time and space to explore some of the most pressing topics in our country and in our cities today. At times witty and satirical, and at times deeply emotional, the program is full of athleticism, power and poetry.

“…an evening of inspired choreography and thought-provoking performance.” - Kristi Licera, Dancermusic.com

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Compass Project | Atlanta
Mar
30
7:30 PM19:30

Compass Project | Atlanta

Compass Project is a collaborative collection of one-act ballets on navigating cultural tension with compassion. Compass stretches across time and space to explore some of the most pressing topics in our country and in our cities today. At times witty and satirical, and at times deeply emotional, the program is full of athleticism, power and poetry. Featuring performances by Ballet 5:8 and guest collaborator Bluebird Uncaged.

“…an evening of inspired choreography and thought-provoking performance.” - Kristi Licera, Dancermusic.com

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The Space in Between | Anderson
Apr
6
7:00 PM19:00

The Space in Between | Anderson

Julianna Rubio Slager’s world premiere The Space in Between is set on a bus ride between heaven and hell, a story inspired by C. S. Lewis’ novel The Great Divorce. Slager’s Four Seasons of the Soul, a Ballet 5:8 audience favorite, explores how the turning seasons in nature parallel the recurring themes of human life.

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The Space in Between | Des Moines
Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

The Space in Between | Des Moines

Julianna Rubio Slager’s world premiere The Space in Between is set on a bus ride between heaven and hell, a story inspired by C. S. Lewis’ novel The Great Divorce. Slager’s Four Seasons of the Soul, a Ballet 5:8 audience favorite, explores how the turning seasons in nature parallel the recurring themes of human life.

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Compass Project | Madison
Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

Compass Project | Madison

Compass Project is a collaborative collection of one-act ballets on navigating cultural tension with compassion. Compass stretches across time and space to explore some of the most pressing topics in our country and in our cities today. At times witty and satirical, and at times deeply emotional, the program is full of athleticism, power and poetry. Featuring performances by Ballet 5:8 and guest collaborator Magnum Opus.

“…an evening of inspired choreography and thought-provoking performance.” - Kristi Licera, Dancermusic.com

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The Space in Between | Fort Wayne
Nov
3
7:00 PM19:00

The Space in Between | Fort Wayne

Julianna Rubio Slager’s world premiere The Space in Between is set on a bus ride between heaven and hell, a story inspired by C. S. Lewis’ novel The Great Divorce. Slager’s Four Seasons of the Soul, a Ballet 5:8 audience favorite, explores how the turning seasons in nature parallel the recurring themes of human life.

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The Space in Between | Chicago
Oct
21
2:30 PM14:30

The Space in Between | Chicago

Julianna Rubio Slager’s world premiere The Space in Between is set on a bus ride between heaven and hell, a story inspired by C. S. Lewis’ novel The Great Divorce. Slager’s Four Seasons of the Soul, a Ballet 5:8 audience favorite, explores how the turning seasons in nature parallel the recurring themes of human life.

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The Space in Between | Chicago
Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

The Space in Between | Chicago

Julianna Rubio Slager’s world premiere The Space in Between is set on a bus ride between heaven and hell, a story inspired by C. S. Lewis’ novel The Great Divorce. Slager’s Four Seasons of the Soul, a Ballet 5:8 audience favorite, explores how the turning seasons in nature parallel the recurring themes of human life.

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The Space in Between | Dayton
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

The Space in Between | Dayton

Julianna Rubio Slager’s world premiere The Space in Between is set on a bus ride between heaven and hell, a story inspired by C. S. Lewis’ novel The Great Divorce. Slager’s Four Seasons of the Soul, a Ballet 5:8 audience favorite, explores how the turning seasons in nature parallel the recurring themes of human life.

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The Space in Between | Grand Rapids
Oct
6
7:00 PM19:00

The Space in Between | Grand Rapids

Julianna Rubio Slager’s world premiere The Space in Between is set on a bus ride between heaven and hell, a story inspired by C. S. Lewis’ novel The Great Divorce. Slager’s Four Seasons of the Soul, a Ballet 5:8 audience favorite, explores how the turning seasons in nature parallel the recurring themes of human life.

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Pilgrim's Progress | New Lenox, IL
May
13
3:00 PM15:00

Pilgrim's Progress | New Lenox, IL

  • Lincoln Way West Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, the official school of Ballet 5:8 and only Pre-Professional classical ballet school in the Chicago South Suburbs, presents Pilgrim's Progress, an original full-length ballet based on the well-known story by John Bunyan. Three performances May 12-13 at Lincoln Way West Fine Arts Center in New Lenox, IL.

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Pilgrim's Progress | New Lenox, IL
May
12
7:00 PM19:00

Pilgrim's Progress | New Lenox, IL

  • Lincoln Way West Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, the official school of Ballet 5:8 and only Pre-Professional classical ballet school in the Chicago South Suburbs, presents Pilgrim's Progress, an original full-length ballet based on the well-known story by John Bunyan. Three performances May 12-13 at Lincoln Way West Fine Arts Center in New Lenox, IL.

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Pilgrim's Progress | New Lenox, IL
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Pilgrim's Progress | New Lenox, IL

  • Lincoln Way West Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts, the official school of Ballet 5:8 and only Pre-Professional classical ballet school in the Chicago South Suburbs, presents Pilgrim's Progress, an original full-length ballet based on the well-known story by John Bunyan. Three performances May 12-13 at Lincoln Way West Fine Arts Center in New Lenox, IL.

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Scarlet | Anderson, IN
Mar
24
7:00 PM19:00

Scarlet | Anderson, IN

Scarlet follows the iconic Hester Prynne as she wrestles with her open guilt and grief in a judgmental society, while Reverend Dimmesdale suffers in silence with his secret sin and love. This classic story delves into the timeless struggles of hypocrisy, shame and ultimately, the hope of redemption. One performance only at the Paramount Theatre in Anderson, IN.

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Scarlet | Peoria
Mar
17
7:00 PM19:00

Scarlet | Peoria

Scarlet follows the iconic Hester Prynne as she wrestles with her open guilt and grief in a judgmental society, while Reverend Dimmesdale suffers in silence with his secret sin and love. This classic story delves into the timeless struggles of hypocrisy, shame and ultimately, the hope of redemption. One performance only at Illinois Central College in East Peoria, IL.

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Scarlet | San Antonio
Mar
10
7:30 PM19:30

Scarlet | San Antonio

Scarlet follows the iconic Hester Prynne as she wrestles with her open guilt and grief in a judgmental society, while Reverend Dimmesdale suffers in silence with his secret sin and love. This classic story delves into the timeless struggles of hypocrisy, shame and ultimately, the hope of redemption. One performance only at the Lila Cockrell Theatre in San Antonio, Texas.

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Scarlet | Las Cruces
Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

Scarlet | Las Cruces

Scarlet follows the iconic Hester Prynne as she wrestles with her open guilt and grief in a judgmental society, while Reverend Dimmesdale suffers in silence with his secret sin and love. This classic story delves into the timeless struggles of hypocrisy, shame and ultimately, the hope of redemption. One performance only at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM.

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Scarlet | Albuquerque
Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

Scarlet | Albuquerque

Scarlet follows the iconic Hester Prynne as she wrestles with her open guilt and grief in a judgmental society, while Reverend Dimmesdale suffers in silence with his secret sin and love. This classic story delves into the timeless struggles of hypocrisy, shame and ultimately, the hope of redemption. One performance only at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM.

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Scarlet | Elgin
Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Scarlet | Elgin

Scarlet follows the iconic Hester Prynne as she wrestles with her open guilt and grief in a judgmental society, while Reverend Dimmesdale suffers in silence with his secret sin and love. This classic story delves into the timeless struggles of hypocrisy, shame and ultimately, the hope of redemption. One performance only at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin, IL. 

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Feb
3
6:00 PM18:00

Caring for Words, Caring for Worlds | Palos Heights, IL

  • Marg Kallemeyn Theatre, Art and Communication Center (ARCC) (map)
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This collaborative performance with Trinity Christian College features excerpts from Ballet 5:8's 2017/18 Season Program Compass, and performances by Soprano Toni Esker, the TCC Gospel Choir, and the Trinity Theatre. Two performance at Trinity in Palos Heights, IL.

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Feb
2
7:00 PM19:00

Caring for Words, Caring for Worlds | Palos Heights, IL

  • Marg Kallemeyn Theatre, Art and Communication Center (ARCC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This collaborative performance with Trinity Christian College features excerpts from Ballet 5:8's 2017/18 Season Program Compass, and performances by Soprano Toni Esker, the TCC Gospel Choir, and the Trinity Theatre. Two performance at Trinity in Palos Heights, IL.

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