April 11, 2019 @ 7:30PM | April 12, 2019 @ 7:30PM | April 13, 2019 @ 2PM | April 13, 2019 @ 7:30PM | April 14, 2019 @ 2PM

Auditorium Theatre’s Visiting Resident Ballet Company

America’s National Ballet Company® gives the Chicago premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Whipped Cream on the Auditorium Theatre’s landmark stage. Called “a bewitching success” by the Los Angeles Times and “visually enchanting” by The Wall Street Journal, this whimsical story ballet follows a young boy after he overindulges in sweets and falls into a sugar-induced delirium! Set to a 1924 score by Richard Strauss – performed live by the Chicago Philharmonic – and featuring colorful costumes and jubilant sets by pop-surrealist artist Mark RydenWhipped Cream is “a candyland triumph” (The New York Times) fit for the whole family!

Tickets start at $44!

Phone: 312.341.2300 | Box Office50 E Ida B Wells Dr
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One-hour student matinee on April 12, 2019 @ 11AM.
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Please note: Artists, programs, and dates are subject to change. Ticket prices may change due to demand.


FREE Dance Master Class | April 13, 2018 @ 11AM-12:30PM
Study with the professionals performing on our stage! Company members from our International Dance Series lead 90-minute master class workshops, giving dancers the opportunity to learn the technique and styles performed throughout our season.
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FREE Post-Show Q & A | April 14, 2019
Join us immediately following select performances for a 20-minute post-show Q & A session. The Auditorium Theatre Creative Engagement staff guides the conversation as performers and artistic staff from the presenting company answer audience questions about their work.


Young Professionals’ Party | Friday, April 12 | 6-7PM
For just $50*, Young Professionals ages 21-45 get a seat to the performance + a pre-show party, which includes drink tickets and light bites. Click here to purchase!
*Tickets must be picked up at Will Call with a valid ID. Learn More