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  • Choreographer Alice Alyse on dancing for fitness

    For those of us not blessed with the footwork of Fred Astaire, the notion of taking a dance class might not appeal. But Alice Alyse, a dancer and choreographer who is the artistic director of Joffrey Ballet West and Joffrey Ballet South, says that even...
  • Joffrey's fashion fete

    Joffrey's fashion fete
    The Joffrey Ballet's Women's Board presented its seventh annual Couture & Cocktails on Sept. 28 at the new McGrath Acura dealership on North Elston Avenue. Overlooking the Chicago River, the dramatic space provided the perfect backdrop for this...
  • Breaking Pointe

    Breaking Pointe
    “BREAKING POINTE” For the first time ever, the beauty and grace of ballet, the world’s preeminent dance form, will be brought to television. Viewers will also see the dark side of this seemingly perfect world; the jealousy,...
  • Hubbard Street ballet inspired by Chagall's windows

    Hubbard Street ballet inspired by Chagall's windows
    How do you turn 35 gracefully? How about going somewhere you've never gone before? Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, born in the heyday of short repertory works, celebrates its 35th anniversary this week by premiering its first full-length endeavor, "A...
  • Festival Ballet Theatre to present gala show

    Two female dancers who came out of Fountain Valley's Southland Ballet Academy and its affiliated Festival Ballet Theatre will be among 14 guests dancing in FBT's "Gala of the Stars" performance in Irvine next month. Jamie Kopit and Sareen Tchekmedyian &#...
  • Local students dance into ballet programs

    Local students dance into ballet programs
    Students of the Red Chair School of Performing Arts have been accepted to summer intensive ballet programs across the United States and for the first time, one Red Chair student is going to Russia. Those accepted are Elizabeth Briggs, Ryan Sinton,...
  • Intensive ballet program ends with shows

    Intensive ballet program ends with shows
    The Irvine Barclay Theatre's contemporary dance series whirls on with "Southland Ballet Academy: Summer Ballet Intensive Performance" and "Festival Ballet Theatre: Gala of the Stars." Summer Ballet Intensive features final performances from Southland...
  • February 3: Midday Fix - Dance Theatre of Harlem

    February 3: Midday Fix - Dance Theatre of Harlem
    Virginia Johnson Dance Theatre of Harlem Chicago Auditions Sunday, February 5 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Joffrey Ballet Studio D 10 East Randolph Street Chicago www.dancetheatreofharlem.org
  • February 13 - 17

    Aesthetic Therapeutic Laser Center - Richard Nickel Committee - Joffrey Ballet - Windy City Circus Tuesday, February 14 Aesthetic Therapeutic Laser Center Chicago Ridge (708) 229-2139 www.aesthetictlc.com Wednesday, February 15 Richard Nickel...
  • Sinatra homage will be homecoming for Ellicott City dancer

    Sinatra homage will be homecoming for Ellicott City dancer
    The national touring production of "Come Fly Away," Twyla Tharp's sensual ballet/musical set to the songs of Frank Sinatra, breezes through Baltimore this week. One of the featured dancers in the show will look very much at home on the stage of the Modell...
  • 'Infra' a powerful, painful response to London bombings

    'Infra' a powerful, painful response to London bombings
    Wayne McGregor's "Infra," now getting its U.S. premiere via the Joffrey Ballet, is a beautifully abstract work laced with carefully calculated doses of drama, brief images of pain and anguish, that transform it into deeply moving art. The 2008 work...