2013 Season

Le Scare du Printemps

 
Le Scare de Printemps
 

Choreographer: Wade Schaaf

Lighting Designer: Amanda Clegg Lyon

Costume Designer: Nathan Rohrer

Set Designer: Nathan Rohrer

World Premiere: June 19th, 2013 – The Vittum Theater (Chicago, IL)

This futuristic look at the original narrative shows a society of people in a time after civilization as we know it has fallen, and what lies deep inside man. Schaaf uses the original libretto to take a gritty view at just what humans are capable of.

2013 Season

One Way

 
One Way
 

Choreographer: Jacqueline Stewart

Lighting Designer: Sarah Lackner

Costume Designer: Nathan Rohrer

World Premiere: June 19th 2013 – The Vittum Theater (Chicago, IL)

This CRB commission began as a duet that Stewart premiered in her evening length, interactive production ‘Dance Gallery’. Expanded into a sextet, Stewart explores the posturing of runway modeling and the architecture of the runway in this work.

2013 Season

Architecture: Splintered and Cracked

 
Architecture: Splintered and Cracked
 

Choreography: Jessica Miller Tomlinson

Lighting Design: Nathan Tomlinson

Costume Design: Jessica Miller Tomlinson

CRB Premiere: June 19th, 2013 – The Vittum Theater (Chicago, IL)

This intense and driving work by Jessica Miller Tomlinson features her hallmark use of gesture and composition to explore the concept of architecture in it’s various forms. Tomlinson uses the human form to explore how bodies can build a structure, and manipulate that structure as it travels through space. Accompanied by the music of Shostakovich and Schnittke, this work shows is akin to looking into a kaleidoscope of cascading shapes and forms.

2012 Season

Peoplescape: Juxtaposition

 
Of Alice
 

Lighting Design: Julie Ballard

Costume Design: Nathan R. Rohrer

World Premiere: September 21st 2012, The Ruth Page Theater (Chicago, IL)

This intense and touching work by Artistic Director, Wade Schaaf explores the concept of Juxtaposition in our daily lives. Each situation that we encounter may cause multiple feelings inside of us juxtaposed one to the other, and relationships may have the same feeling. This concept is coupled with the idea as using bodies as landscape in space and the beauty that the human form can create.

2012 Season

Peoplescape: Juxtaposition

 
Of Alice
 

Lighting Design: Julie Ballard

Costume Design: Nathan R. Rohrer

World Premiere: September 21st 2012, The Ruth Page Theater (Chicago, IL)

This intense and touching work by Artistic Director, Wade Schaaf explores the concept of Juxtaposition in our daily lives. Each situation that we encounter may cause multiple feelings inside of us juxtaposed one to the other, and relationships may have the same feeling. This concept is coupled with the idea as using bodies as landscape in space and the beauty that the human form can create.