Winifred Haun & Dancers Premiere New Work In November

Winifred Haun & Dancers Premiere New Work In NovemberWinifred Haun & Dancers will premiere an important new dance, I am (not) this body on November 3 at the Studebaker Theater in downtown Chicago. I am (not) this body is a first time collaboration between Artistic Director, Winifred Haun and Assistant Artistic Director, Solomon Bowser. This new work explores how we view "different" bodies (the bodies of women, children and people of color),
and how those bodies and the humans inside them seem to be invisible or
to have less value.

I am (not) this body is an ensemble work danced in three seamless sections. In an effort to help reveal the humanity of the dancers, the work, which comes after intermission, will open with performers greeting audience members in the house and from the stage.

Additional events for this premiere include a Master Class before the performance, and a VIP Event. The Master Class, taught by Mr. Bowser, is for intermediate and advanced dancers and begins at 5:00pm on the stage at the Studebaker Theater. The Master Class fee is $30 and includes a free ticket to the performance.

A special VIP Event will start at 6:00pm in the lobby of the Studebaker Theater. VIP tickets are $55 each and include a wine reception, performance, special seating, and a commemorative gift.

This engagement will also include Bento, a group work from 2011 that takes its inspiration and choreographic choices from the works of others, and Don't Linger Too Long (2013), which explores the isolating effects of being with family. The solo in Bento will be danced by Company dancer Summer Smith. Ariel Dorsey, a Company dancer since 2013, will be the featured soloist in Don't Longer Too Long.

I am (not) this body & other dances
Saturday, November 3
7:30 Performance
6:00 VIP Event
5:00-6:30 Master Class
Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago, in the Fine Arts Building.

Tickets for the Performance:$35/general admission
$20/children, ages 6 to 18
Free/children, ages 5 and under
$99/for 4 tickets, use code: four
Ticket link:

Special events:$55 VIP Event, includes wine reception, special seating
& commemorative gift$30 Master Class with Solomon Bowser, includes free
ticket to the performanceTicker link:

Group rates are available by emailing:

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