2018-19 Season Just Announced!


Dear friends, At the Auditorium Theatre, we deal in stories told through dance, music, and the spoken word. One of my greatest joys is to share the story of our theatre with you: The Auditorium was created as a place where people from all walks of life could gather to experience the power of the performing arts — a Theatre for the People. Just as the theatre has its own tales to share, so do the artists who grace our historic stage. Our 2018-19 Season highlights these exceptional storytellers

A Timeline of Alejandro Cerrudo’s Work


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

The Monte-Carlo method: a ballet company’s fairytale story


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,