HARRIS THEATER COUPONS IN 2014
Choreographers Crystal Pite, Jir. Kyli. n and Alejandro Cerrudo contribute to this specially .. read morecurated program from the always enthralling Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. The company is a leader in contemporary dance and this concert will demonstrate choice works from innovative choreographers as well as the dancers' exceptional abilities. Pite's A Picture of You Falling is a solo excerpt from her full-length The You Show and features an electronic score from Owen Belton. Kyli. n's Sarabande is a "black and white" piece for six men set to Bach, performed in contrast with his Falling Angels , a dance for eight women scored with Steve Reich's minimalist Drumming. The concert concludes with resident choreographer Cerrudo's female duet Cloudless .
With Restless Creature , former New York City Ballet dancer Wendy Whelan embarks on a new adv.. read moreenture with four of today's leading choreographers. Whelan has a repertoire of more than 50 ballets and was named "America's greatest contemporary ballerina" by The New York Times. She's revived Restless Creature -- which received its world premiere in August 2013 -- and customized it specifically for this event. "I actually had the Harris Theater in mind while I was developing my project," Whelan's explained. For this evening of four duets, she'll be joined by her collaborators, Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo.