You’d think Tate McRae would have a lot to be happy about: at age 16 she’s already a successful ballet dancer who’s appeared on the TV show So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation. She’s also started a singing career, releasing videos to her own YouTube channel—which has 1.98 million subscribers. Nonetheless, her […]
Brendan Fernandes’s bronze sculptures congeal pain and pleasure.
Eifman Ballet views the transformation through the lens of dance.
“He was Mick Jagger before Mick Jagger.”
Mark Ryden’s set and costumes engage with childhood fears while delivering a steady stream of whimsy.
La Guiablesse was imagined by and starring a white woman who choreographed the piece for her city’s most talented black dancers.
“In order to destroy something you have to create something.”
The ballet company built its Tolstoy adaptation from the ground up.
Also, CPS alters plans to shut down three Englewood high schools over the summer.
A mixed bill shows off contemporary ballet’s ills.
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Christopher Wheeldon’s update of the classic puts class consciousness at the forefront, to illuminating effect.
The blogger behind Mermaid Waves says, “I was raised to be interested in fashion.”
Also, property taxes for Chicago home owners are going up very soon.
Three premiere works highlight the talent of the next generation of choreographers.