Originally published on HubbardStreetDance.com
As we prepare for our upcoming Spring Series, a full evening of works by Alejandro Cerrudo, March 23+24 at the Auditorium Theatre, we took a look at Alejandro’s history with Hubbard Street and the other companies he has choreographed for. For more information about the Spring Series, click here.
2005: Joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago as a dancer
2006: Choreographed Lickety-Split for Hubbard Street
2007: Choreographed Extremely Close f
Originally published in The Guardian
By Judith Mackrell
“It sounds like a stupid fairytale. It’s unreal, the situation I have here.” When I meet the artistic director of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, one thing is very clear. Jean-Christophe Maillot is a man who knows his own luck. Back in 1993, when Maillot was first invited by Caroline, Princess of Hanover to run Monaco’s fledgling ballet company, he found himself negotiating dream terms for the post. As he tells me,
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!
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