Thodos Dance Chicago and Studio Gang to Collaborate on New Work Merging Architecture and Dance, 2/22
Leading artists from Chicago's culture scene, Melissa Thodos and Jeanne Gang, are combining their singular talents to create a cross-disciplinary, world-premiere dance that explores the fascinating worlds of - and intersections among - dance, architecture and physics.
This exciting new work, as yet untitled, will debut as part of Thodos Dance Chicago's Winter Concert 2014 on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 8 p.m. at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Boulevard in Skokie.
The program also includes TDC's acclaimed story ballet A Light in the Dark, the story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, co-choreographed by Melissa Thodos and Broadway legend Ann Reinking, a world premiere work by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Lucas Crandall, and Panem Nostrum Quoditianum by Ahmad Simmons of River North Dance Chicago. Tickets are $26-$46; $20 for students. For tickets and information, call (847) 673-6300 or visit northshorecenter.org.
The Skokie concert will be followed by two shows at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 East Randolph Street, Chicago, on Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 9 at
2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$60; half off for students, seniors and industry. Purchase tickets at the Harris by calling (312) 334-7777 or visiting harristheaterchicago.org.