Friday, December 14, 2012
For the fifth year, the Ruth Page Civic Ballet of Chicago brings its holiday performance of 'The Nutcracker' to Grayslake's College of Lake County Saturday and Sunday.
Local productions of “The Nutcracker” are being performed throughout Lake County in December, but for the fifth year in a row, the Ruth Page Civic Ballet of Chicago will bring its one-of-a-kind production to the College of Lake County’s James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts in Grayslake. Three shows will be presented: Saturday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. The Civic Ballet has re-created Ruth Page’s beloved original full-length staging of “The Nutcracker” featuring choreography inspired by the experience of Dolores Lipinski and the late Larry Long. Presented until 1997 in the Arie Crown Theatre, this holiday classic is known nationally for its dramatization and beauty. “The Nutcracker” features superb …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Barrington dance group entertains travelers.
On Thursday, December 6th, the Midwest Dance Collective performed excerpts from the Nutcracker at O'Hare International Airport in the international terminal as part of the Chicago Department of Aviation's holiday delights program for travelers. The dance group is based in Barrington.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
The group performed the holiday favorite for free in front of a crowd at the Ice House Mall Dec. 1.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Enjoy this holiday favorite Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.
Experience the beauty of The Nutcracker this holiday season, performed by the Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble. Several area students are main characters in the show. Hannah Ray is cast as the Dew Drop Fairy and Brittany Bonefas of Lake Zurich High School is The Snow Queen. Both girls are in the process of auditioning for university dance programs and professional dance companies to further their careers. As in years past, the dance company will perform the Tchaikovsky classic Friday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 2 at Barrington High School. Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for students and seniors. Balcony tickets for the Friday and Saturday night shows are $15, but balcony seats are limited. Tickets should be reserved by calling …