Compass | Quad Cities
Oct
7
7:00 pm19:00

Compass | Quad Cities

  • Scottish Rite Cathedral

Ballet 5:8’s “Compass” features four one-act ballets inspired by the challenges of navigating cultural tension in the present day. Join us for a single performance in Moline, IL on Saturday, October 7 at 7:00pm.

Compass | Grand Rapids
Oct
28
7:30 pm19:30

Compass | Grand Rapids

  • Devos Center for Arts and Worship

Ballet 5:8’s “Compass” features four one-act ballets inspired by the challenges of navigating cultural tension in the present day. Join us for a single performance in Grand Rapids, IMIon Saturday, October 28 at 7:30pm.

Compass | Chicago
Nov
10
7:30 pm19:30

Compass | Chicago

  • Athenaeum Theatre

Ballet 5:8’s “Compass” features four one-act ballets inspired by the challenges of navigating cultural tension in the present day. Join us for a single performance in Chicago on Friday, November 10 at the Athenaeum Theatre.

Scarlet | Elgin
Feb
17
7:00 pm19:00

Scarlet | Elgin

  • Hemmens Cultural Center

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. 

Scarlet | Albuquerque
Mar
3
7:00 pm19:00

Scarlet | Albuquerque

  • South Broadway Cultural Center

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.


Apr
28
6:00 pm18:00

Making Space 2017

  • Ballet 5:8

Making Space 2017: This informal performance will feature finished and unfinished works from the forum and opportunities for the audience to interact with and provide feedback to the choreographers. 

The Stor(ies) of You and Me
Apr
15
7:00 pm19:00

The Stor(ies) of You and Me

  • Michigan Theatre of Jackson

Ballet 5:8 presents five works by two choreographers that explore love, the power of words, unexpected joy, perspectives, and the stories of everyday people. One performance only at The Michigan Theatre of Jackson, Jackson, MI.

The Stor(ies) of You and Me
Mar
31
7:30 pm19:30

The Stor(ies) of You and Me

  • The Actor's Fund Arts Center

Ballet 5:8 presents five works by two choreographers that explore love, the power of words, unexpected joy, perspectives, and the stories of everyday people. One performance only at The Actor's Fund Arts Center in Brooklyn. Also featuring a guest appearance by NYC-based dance organization Awakening Movement.

Scarlet
Mar
19
2:00 pm14:00

Scarlet

  • Atheneaum Theatre

Ballet 5:8’s groundbreaking production Scarlet uses classical ballet and film to bring a story inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter to life. Performance at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, IL.

Scarlet
Mar
18
7:30 pm19:30

Scarlet

  • Athenaeum Theater

Ballet 5:8’s groundbreaking production Scarlet uses classical ballet and film to bring a story inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter to life. Performance at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, IL.

Seen & Unseen, Known & Unknown
Feb
3
7:00 pm19:00

Seen & Unseen, Known & Unknown

  • Trinity Christian College

An evening of live music, dance and art featuring Ballet 5:8, Guitarist Kevin Brown, the Trinity Christian College Gospel Choir, and the Trinity Christian College Music and Communication Arts Departments. Performance held at Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL.

Beyond the Nutcracker
Dec
18
3:00 pm15:00

Beyond the Nutcracker

  • Lockport East High School

After three sold-out performances in 2015, Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts invites you to come on an incredible holiday journey set to Tchaikovsky’s renowned Nutcracker score this December!

Beyond the Nutcracker
Dec
17
7:00 pm19:00

Beyond the Nutcracker

  • Lockport East High School

After three sold-out performances in 2015, Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts invites you to come on an incredible holiday journey set to Tchaikovsky’s renowned Nutcracker score this December! 

Beyond the Nutcracker
Dec
17
2:00 pm14:00

Beyond the Nutcracker

  • Lockport East High School

After three sold-out performances in 2015, Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts invites you to come on an incredible holiday journey set to Tchaikovsky’s renowned Nutcracker score this December! 

Stories
Oct
29
3:00 pm15:00

Stories

  • Dance Arts

Chicago professional company Ballet 5:8 and Tapestry Dance Company present a collection of original works that explore the stories of everyday people. Performances at Dance Arts in Stevensville, MI.

The Stor(ies) of You and Me
Oct
22
7:00 pm19:00

The Stor(ies) of You and Me

  • Five Points Washington Performing Arts Center

Ballet 5:8 presents five works by two choreographers that explore love, the power of words, unexpected joy, perspectives, and the stories of everyday people. Performances at Five Points Washington, Washington IL (Peoria area). 

The Stor(ies) of You and Me
Oct
15
3:00 pm15:00

The Stor(ies) of You and Me

  • Taylor University Smith-Hermanson Music Center

Ballet 5:8 presents five works by two choreographers that explore love, the power of words, unexpected joy, perspectives, and the stories of everyday people. Excerpts performed at Taylor University in Upland, IN. 

Job Shadow Day 2016
Oct
10
9:00 am09:00

Job Shadow Day 2016

  • Ballet 5:8

What does a ballerina do all day, anyway? Join the artists of Ballet 5:8 for Job Shadow Day 2016, a special opportunity to see behind the scenes and experience a day in the life of a professional ballet dancer.

The Stor(ies) of You and Me
Oct
8
7:30 pm19:30

The Stor(ies) of You and Me

  • Ruth Page Center for the Arts

Ballet 5:8 presents five works by two choreographers that explore love, the power of words, unexpected joy, perspectives, and the stories of everyday people. Performances at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Chicago.

The Stor(ies) of You and Me
Oct
7
7:30 pm19:30

The Stor(ies) of You and Me

  • Ruth Page Center for the Arts

Ballet 5:8 presents five works by two choreographers that explore love, the power of words, unexpected joy, perspectives, and the stories of everyday people. Performances at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Chicago.

Belteshazzar: A Perilous Tale
May
15
3:00 pm15:00

Belteshazzar: A Perilous Tale

  • First Presbyterian Theater

A classical ballet with music by Benjamin Britten that brings a story of kings and kingdoms, mysterious dreams, royal egos and unfathomable dangers to life. Performance at the First Presbyterian Theater, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Out of the Dust
May
14
7:00 pm19:00

Out of the Dust

  • First Presbyterian Theater

Out of the Dust features engaging contemporary works that journey through human emotions, mental states and the creation of the world. Performance at the First Presbyterian Theater in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Out of the Dust
Apr
2
7:00 pm19:00

Out of the Dust

  • Cleo Parker Robsinson Theater

Out of the Dust features three engaging contemporary works that journey through human emotions, mental states and the creation of the worldPerformance at Cleo Parker Robinson Theater in Denver, CO.

Belteshazzar: a Perilous Tale
Mar
20
3:00 pm15:00

Belteshazzar: a Perilous Tale

  • Michigan Theater of Jackson

A classical ballet with music by Benjamin Britten that brings a story of kings and kingdoms, mysterious dreams, royal egos and unfathomable dangers to life. Performance at the Michigan Theater of Jackson, Jackson, Michigan.

Out of the Dust
Mar
19
7:00 pm19:00

Out of the Dust

  • Michigan Theater of Jackson

Out of the Dust features three engaging contemporary works that journey through human emotions, mental states and the creation of the world. Performance at the Michigan Theater in Jackson, Michigan.