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Jun 18 '17

#ELEMENTSOFYOU Dance Photo Contest

This summer is all about YOU! Send us your best photo of you dancing in your “element” (earth, air, water, or fire) along with a brief description of why this element represents you as a dancer! We will have daily featured winners on our instagram page as well as weekly chances to win free Elements […]

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Apr 23 '17

elemental events: moving together

By Lyz Krieger, Board Member and former dancer Elements Contemporary Ballet.   Why Dance? Dance and movement is found in every culture and every society. Why? Because it is an integral component of what holds a community together. Dance fosters the body, mind and soul. Gesture and movement was the very first language we used […]

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Apr 12 '17

elementsballet presents threepieces in downtown Chicago

On Friday, May 12, 2017, Elements Contemporary Ballet (Elements) returns to Chicago’s newly renovated Studebaker Theater with threepieces, an evening of invigorating ballet repertory. Beginning at 7:30 PM, the performance includes the World Premiere of Zodiac, a new work by Elements founder and artistic director, Mike Gosney. Featuring ethereal and atmospheric music by Halcyon Fields, […]

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Mar 28 '17

SOAKED – elementsballet up close and personal

The dancers of elements drench themselves in music and movement in this all-improvised showcase of the company’s fluid aesthetic. Free psychic readings from the staff at Invision, beer on tap, and stunning skyline views set the stage for an evening of live art immersed in urban culture. Saturday, April 29, 6:30-8:30pm WeWork, 20 W. Kinzie, […]

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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.   PERFORMANCE PROGRAM Zodiac (working title) World Premiere by Artistic Director Mike […]

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Nov 13 '16

Hamilton Raffle

Win tickets to the hottest Broadway show in Chicago!! As part of our 10th Anniversary Gala, Elements is raffling off two tickets to the sold-out Tony-Award winning Chicago production of HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL This prize includes an onstage meet-and-greet with cast members, including the star of Chicago’s HAMILTON, Miguel Cervantes! Anyone can participate in […]

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Nov 13 '16

What type of ELEMENTS dancer are you?

What is your natural elements as a dancer? Are you earth, air, water, or fire? Find out by taking our quiz here…..then come see us perform live, in our “element”, for our 10th Anniversary Concert, Sunday, November 20th at the Studebaker Theater. Tickets and more at www.elements10th.com  

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Nov 12 '16

EARTH, AIR, WATER, AND FIRE: THE FOUR ELEMENTS IN DANCE

By Elements Contemporary Ballet Dancer Megan Walsh. Photos by Topher Alexander. EARTH The Element of Earth is found in our physicality. In Nature, Earth is the container and the holder, for which all the other elements can reside and operate within. It is the ground foundation, the basic structure and framework for all of creation. […]

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Nov 6 '16

A Journey Through Mozart’s Masterpiece

“Now you know how much my love for you burns deep in me when I forget about our emptiness, and deal with shadows as with solid things.” – Dante Alighieri, Purgatorio, The Divine Comedy The World Premiere of Artistic Director Mike Gosney’s full-length Pathos take the audience into a world inspired by Mozart’s final work […]

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Nov 6 '16

The Return of the King

“With your kind permission, fair and noble audience, I offer you a man, and a story of art made under a King’s glory…” - Cynthia Bond, Moliere’s Introduction, The Sun King ELEMENTS REVIVES THIS CONTEMPORARY TAKE ON A HISTORICAL DRAMA FOR ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT In 17th century France, no one admired King Louis XIV more […]

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