Modern Masters
  • The Four Temperaments
    Choreographer: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
    Music: Paul Hindemith

    One of Balanchine's earliest experimental works, The Four Temperaments fuses classical steps with a lean, angular style. The ballet is inspired by the medieval belief that human beings are made up of four different humors that determine a person's temperament.

    Joffrey Premiere

    Body of Your Dreams
    Choreographer: Myles Thatcher
    Music: Jacob ter Veldhuis

    A madcap play on fitness crazes, this inventive piece brings wit and whimsy to our obsession with physical perfection.

    World Premiere
    Choreographer: Nicolas Blanc
    Music: Mason Bates

    Joffrey Ballet Master Blanc transports us through five mesmerizing worlds amid Bates' lush orchestral and electronic soundscape.

    Glass Pieces
    Choreography: Jerome Robbins
    Music: Philip Glass

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the legendary Robbins’ birthday, Glass Pieces is a tour de force from pioneer Robbins and minimalist composer Philip Glass. This electrifying work marries artistry and athleticism to echo the pulse of 1980s metropolitan America. Hailed by the New York Times as “landmark Robbins.”

    Chicago Premiere

    Theatre Week Performances

    Friday, February 9 - 7:30 PM
    Saturday, February 10 - 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
    Sunday, February 11 - 2:00 PM

    Thursday, February 15 - 7:30 PM
    Friday, February 16 - 7:30 PM
    Saturday, February 17 - 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
    Sunday, February 18 - 2:00 PM

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Modern Masters
  • Location: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
  • Address: 50 E. Congress Pkwy.
  • 2/9/2018, 2/10/2018, 2/11/2018, 2/15/2018, 2/16/2018, 2/17/2018, 2/18/2018
  • Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University