Ballet 5:8 In Milwaukee With A Story Of Defiant Hope In The Holocaust

Ballet 5:8 In Milwaukee With A Story Of Defiant Hope In The Holocaust

Chicago’s Ballet 5:8 visits Milwaukee for the first time with a program of one-act works featuring Butterfly. Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager’s newest work recreates the gripping scenes of the WWII Terezin ghetto, where residents created masterful works of art in defiance of their oppressors. The performance will also feature work inspired by C.S. Lewis, and the world premiere of a work choreographed by Kevin Jenkins, winner of Editors Choice awards from Pointe Magazine and Dance Magazine.

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Chicago's Ballet 5:8 to Perform in Madison with Magnum Opus on Compassion

Chicago's Ballet 5:8 to Perform in Madison with Magnum Opus on Compassion

Ballet 5:8 will visit Madison, WI, for the first time in April with Compass Project, a collection of one-act ballets on navigating cultural tension with compassion. The performance, which stretches across time and space to explore some of the most pressing topics of our day, will feature both Ballet 5:8 and local Madison ballet company Magnum Opus.

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