Wednesday, August 22, 2012

2012 Chicago Dancing Festival - Dancing East and West of Chicago

From Arizona, California, Seattle and New York, five of America’s leading dance companies are brought together tonight to share the grand stage of Chicago’s famous Auditorium Theatre presenting dance classics and new creations. Follow the links below to learn more about the pieces, the choreographers that created them and the dancers that will be dancing them!

The program tonight includes:

Jerome Robbins (Choreographer)
Pacific Northwest Ballet guest artists Lesley Rausch and Seth Orza

George Balanchine (Choreographer)
Ballet Arizona

Marius Petipa (Choreographer)
Stars of San Francisco Ballet
Sofiane Sylve and Vito Mazzeo

Martha Graham (Choreographer)
Martha Graham Dance Company

Brian Brooks (Choreographer)
Brian Brooks Moving Company

Dancing East and West of Chicago
Venue: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Dates: Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Times: 7:30 pm

Unclaimed tickets will be released 15 minutes prior to curtain time to customers in a standby line. The standby line begins one hour before the performance, in person only. 

Because of the popularity of the Festival, audience members not able to secure tickets to the indoor venues are encouraged to attend the Celebration of Dance grand finale on the stunning outdoor stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Saturday, August 25. No tickets are required for this outdoor performance and all seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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