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Featuring Historic Archival Performances of the ballets of George Balanchine, Ballet Chicago Artistic Director Daniel Duell, Resident Choreographer Ted Seymour, and Guest Choreographers from across the nation. Celebrating five weeks of online programming, presenting more than 20 acclaimed ballets.


Each premiere performance will be followed by a Zoom chat where audience members can converse with Ballet Chicago’s Artistic Directors, Resident Choreographer, Guest Choreographers, and Ballet Chicago Artists.


Our 2021 Winter/Spring Season is FREE and open to the public. 


Performances will be available for one week on our YouTube channel. Simply RSVP for access.  


This program is made possible entirely through donations.

For those able to provide support, a donation of $20 or more is suggested for each performance.

Seven Unique Programs

click on each to learn more

Heralding the Black Aesthete
Program #1 | Saturday, February 27, 7:00 p.m.

Featuring composers Herbie Hancock, Florence Price, Coleridge-Taylor, Wayne Shorter, Billy Strayhorn, Joseph Bologne Chevalier De Saint- Georges, and Poet Laureate Maya Angelou

Bravo, Balanchine!

Program #2 | Saturday, March 6, 7:00 p.m.

Ballet Chicago brings two of George Balanchine’s most beloved Masterworks to life

 Fabled Family Fun

Program #3 | Sunday, March 7, 2:00 p.m.

From storybook pages, to the stage and onto your screens

Neoclassic Innovations

Program #4 | Saturday, March 13, 7:00 p.m.

This week Ballet Chicago highlights three new works of differing temperaments and choreographic styles

Secrets de Printemps & Creatures of Prometheus

Program #5 | Saturday, March 20, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for these two mythical productions to masterfully crafted scores

by Maurice Ravel and Ludwig von Beethoven

Kick Up Your Heels/Baila, Baila!

Program #6 | Saturday, March 27, 7:00 p.m.

This program will have you humming, clapping your hands, and snapping your fingers

Balanchine's Swan Lake

Program #7 | Sunday, March 28, 2:00 p.m.

Considered one of the greatest classical ballets of all time, this performance of 

Swan Lake will bring you to tears for the sheer joy of its beauty.

This 2021 Digital Season is made possible by the generous support of 

Wintrust Community Bank, The Sonia Florian Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation in Honor of Richard Cavello, 

and the Ballet Chicago Board of Directors


This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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