Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Some of the dancers stopped by WGN TV this morning for a performance:
Also, click here to read Sid Smith's article from Sunday's Tribune and here for a feature in Chicagoist.
Friday, March 27, 2009
Tickets are still available for all performances, but seats are selling fast! Currently, the best seating availability is for the Thursday and Friday performances.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Jackson began dancing at The Stairway of the Stars dance studio. In 1998, he started his formal dance training at The Chicago Academy for the Arts High School under the direction of Anna Paskevska and Randy Duncan. Mr. Jackson later went on to pursue training at The Ailey School where he was a recipient of the 2001-2002 Alvin Ailey Fellowship. He was an apprentice with River North Dance Chicago, and was a member of Ailey II. Mr. Jackson joined Ailey in 2004.
Fireside Chats are intimate pre-show discussions for Auditorium subscribers and donors. Hors d'oeuvres and desserts are provided by Trattoria No. 10; wine and soft drinks are also available. The chat will start at 6:00pm on Friday. Please call Beth at 312.431.2357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to rsvp.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Nederlands Dans Theater I is making a rare Chicago appearance June 16 and 17. Their program will include Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon's Shoot the Moon, Jiri Kylian's Wings of Wax (above) and Crystale Pite's The Second Person. Tickets are available now - don't miss it!
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Only 8 days until Ailey opens at the Auditorium! Robert Battle's Unfold is on the program Sunday afternoon.
Tickets are going fast - get yours today! Call 800.982.2787(ARTS), visit http://www.ticketmaster.com/ or come by our box office at 50 E. Congress Parkway.
Monday, March 23, 2009
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Wednesday, April 1 at 5pm
333 N. Michigan Avenue
We will be joined by dancers Glenn Allen Simms and Tina Monica Williams.
Reception includes hors d'oeuvres, wine and trolley transportation to the theatre.
Russian Pointe Dance Boutique is an exquisite venue, with a theatrical ambience featuring burgundy velvet curtains and French crystal chandeliers. The Boutique offers the finest in shoes, attire and accessories for dance and fashion, and frequently hosts receptions for the arts. Click here for more information on Russian Pointe.
Admission is $50. Call 312.922.2110 ext 300 to make your reservation, or download an order form here.
Monday, March 16, 2009
Just $20 gets you a ticket to the Thursday, April 2 performance of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and gets you into the post-party, which features pizza provided by Chi-Town Pizza in Millennium Station, soft drinks and board games. The show starts at 7:30pm and the party is right after, going until 11pm.
TICKETS ARE HOT! MAKE YOUR RESERVATION NOW.
Call 312.922.2110 ext. 303.
Club Aud. is for college students only. You and your guests will be asked to show a valid college ID.
Friday, March 13, 2009
Tickets will go onsale this Monday, March 16 at 10AM.
True to his radio form, Keillor delivers hilarious anecdotes about growing up in the American Midwest and the aging process, not to mention "late-life fatherhood." With a wonderful, dry sense of humor, he captivates audiences and delivers with class, charisma, and wisdom.
Phone: 800.982.ARTS (2787)
In Person: Auditorium box office, 50 E. Congress Parkway
As anyone who's had a ticket in the third balcony can tell you, the Auditorium does not have an elevator (a Roosevelt University elevator can get you to the 6th floor of the theatre, but for anything in between, it's a lot of stairs!)
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
This is one of two Chicago premiers in the upcoming Ailey engagement. Mauro Bigonzetti's Festa Barocca, a new full company work to the music of Handel, will be performed on Friday, April 3 and the Saturday, April 4 evening performance.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
If you want to see Sweet Honey In The Rock LIVE ONSTAGE as part of the Wednesday, April 1 performance, get your tickets soon. The Saturday, April 4 matinee is also filling up quickly.
Save 20% when you purchase a 6-seat box!
(not available April 1)
Use promotional code JUDITH
Upper boxes only.
Must purchase entire 6-seat box.
FAMTIX is back!
Buy one adult, get a free child ticket (child under 18)
Saturday, April 4 at 2pm only
Use promotional code FAMTIX
Very limited number of free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Phone - 800.982.ARTS
Online - Ticketmaster
In person: Box office, 50 E. Congress
Groups (10+): 312.431.2357
Find the Ailey programming info here.