Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 2018 Program


Hubbard Street Dance Chicago returns to the Auditorium Theatre after 20 years for a special two-night engagement devoted entirely to work by Hubbard Street’s Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo. Learn more about the program below! Lickety-Split Originally performed in 2006 at the Harris Theater as part of the Inside/Out Choreographic Workshop, this is the first piece Cerrudo choreographed for Hubbard Street’s main company. Lickety-Split combines a sensual and fluid movement with pla

2018 “Too Hot” Poetry Contest Winners


Congratulations to our 2018 Too Hot Poetry Contest Winners! Thank you to our Eductional Outreach Sponsor, AllState. These Are the Sounds of My Community Poet: Giselle Alencastro Galileo Scholastic Academy I hear the wind Taking the leaves in different directions I hear dogs Barking, wanting to take ownership of the whole town I hear youngins Enjoying life and living for now I hear vehicles Coming home to unexpected memories that await them I hear sirens And how they take people away, Oh how I ho

Alvin Ailey 2018 Programming


Program A Jamar Roberts’ Members Don’t Get Weary Chicago Premiere Longtime Ailey dancer Jamar Roberts’ choreographic debut for the company, Members Don’t Get Weary, is a work for 10 dancers set to music by jazz legend John Coltrane, 50 years after his death. Roberts calls the work “a response to the current social landscape in America … an abstract look into the notion of one ‘having the blues.'” Twyla Tharp’s The Golden Section New Production Tony Award-winner Twyla Tha