November 16, 2018 @ 7:30PM
Celebrating Chicago’s extraordinary dance scene, the “Made in Chicago” 312 Series presents artists and companies direct from the 312!
Opening the series are 3 inventive and ground-breaking dance companies! The renowned Ate9 Dance Company makes its Auditorium Theatre debut, alongside Chicago-based percussionist and composer Glenn Kotche from Wilco, giving the Chicago premiere to the collaborative work calling glenn. Visceral Dance Chicago, a “young, brave, ambitious” company that “[boasts] sophisticated dancing and design” (Chicago Tribune) returns to the Auditorium stage with its bold, progressive style. Deeply Rooted Dance Theater presents its signature combination of ballet, modern, and African contemporary dance. The Chicago Sun-Times calls the company “Chicago’s answer to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater,” that is known for “spiritual fervor, physical prowess, and sheer, unalloyed joy in movement.”