Category Archives: Dance

[Review] A&A Ballet’s “Debut” was Wonderful

On March 17 in Curtiss Hall, A&A Ballet presented a lovely intimate event (“Debut”) promoting the talent within their well-respected company. Jane Kelly was a fun and lively host, while Spooky Generator, Red Clay and Ani Gogova brought their signature sound … Continue reading

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Chicago’s A&A Ballet Presents “Debut”

Mark your calendars! This St. Patrick’s Day, A&A Ballet plans to reveal the first-rate choreography skills of masters Alexei Kremnev, Nick Pupillo, Preston Miller, Justin Allen, Terry Marling and Madison Falconer at their 2018 “Debut”. The dance company boasts that … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Modern Masters”

“Modern Masters” is a must see! The Joffrey Ballet continues a season of excellence with its latest show running through February 18. “Modern Masters” pleasantly surprises you with the dynamic dancing in The Four Temperaments, Body of Your Dreams, Beyond the … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Christopher Wheeldon’s “The Nutcracker” resembles a fan favorite on Broadway. In this re-imagined version of a timeless classic, a poor girl named Marie (Amanda Assucena) dreams of a perfect World’s Fair. Following a humble yet joyous Christmas party (in the … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Giselle”

“Giselle” is awe-inspiring. On Wednesday, “Giselle” kicked off The Joffrey Ballet‘s 2017-2018 season. The production, which originated in a 1841 Parisian Opera, remains a delightful story that people of all ages can enjoy. I was hesitant about attending the ballet … Continue reading

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[Interview] Kennedy Brown: “I’ll Be Dancing The Lead in A&A Ballet’s Production of ‘Cinderella'”

Meet Kennedy Brown! Recently, BTSCelebs interviewed a shining star in the Midwest. Dancer Kennedy Brown responded to a few questions about her past and future in the ballet. The young star, who was awarded Chicago’s Outstanding Dancer for NYCDA, was … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Game Changers”

BTSCelebs attended Game Changers at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University today. Unfortunately, we arrived late because of traffic, but I was able to see two performances in their entirety and the end of the first dance. Wayne McGregor’s INFRA was … Continue reading

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