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elements premieres at Studio5!

Feb 5 '17

elements premieres at Studio5!

Join us Saturday, February 25th in Evanston as elements performs as part of Studio5′s new Fine Arts Series


The program will include a World Premiere by Artistic Director Mike Gosney as well as exclusive work by Princess Grace Award winner James Gregg.




Zodiac (working title) World Premiere by Artistic Director Mike Gosney. Taking inspiration from his studies as an astrologer, Gosney utilizes atmospheric music and symphonic remixes to paint a rich, moving portrait of the spiraling “dream within a dream” that is life. Music by Halcyon Fields, David Lang, Grace Davidson, and remixes of Max Richter.


The Misfortunate Beauty of Joe Danek, by guest choreographer James Gregg. Gregg, a 2016 Princess Grace Choreography Fellow, creates a touching pastoral to music by folk artist Chris Garneau in which three same-gender lovers weave in and out of each other’s lives.


The River, by resident choreographer Joseph Caruana. In this 2012 work, songs by Ugandan musician Geoffrey Oryema provide a hypnotic undercurrent for four vignettes revealing the individual struggles people face with inevitable change.


elements at Studio5

Saturday, February 25, at 8pm

1934-38 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60202

(at Dance Center Evanston in the shopping plaza on the corner of Dempster and Dodge)

Tickets at 847-328-6683 or online at

El: Purple line to Dempster. Bus: #93, #206

More at




Hailed as “magnificent” by the Chicago Tribune, Elements Contemporary Ballet (Elements) presents new works in the neo-classical vein with impressive technicality and grace. The company has created a repertory of original contemporary ballets as well as unique collaborative productions with stellar arts organizations like Haymarket Opera Company, Aerial Dance Chicago, and Baroque Band, and has performed at such prestigious venues as the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Millennium Park and the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. Now in its 10th season, Elements is becoming known for its ability to engage audiences with passionate dancing, innovative choreography, and transcendent theatrical events.




Studio5 brings dance, music and theater to Chicago’s North Shore. Boasting excellent sight lines, comfortable seating and ample parking, Studio5 offers a welcoming space to enjoy the performing arts in an intimate setting. There truly is not a bad seat in the house.


Studio5 presents its own performance series as well as offering affordable rental space to outside artists. For information regarding the use of Studio5, see our rentals page.


Our facilities feature state of the art lighting and audio equipment, as well as broadcast quality video recording and live web streaming capabilities. See our blog for images from our recent performances.

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