august, 2023

23aug12:00 pm1:00 pmNoontime - Elevating Diverse Voices


Event Details

Elevating Diverse Voices will highlight choreography by Julianna Rubio Slager (Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director), Matthew Rushing (Alvin Ailey Associate Artistic Director), and Steve Rooks (Former Principle, Martha Graham Dance Company).

Ballet 5:8 is a female and minority-led premiere ballet company recognized for remarkable artistic excellence, innovation and beauty. Chicana Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager creates original and dynamic ballet experiences drawing from life, faith, current events and diverse perspectives that tell relevant stories of the 21st century. Rubio Slager brings to life ballets that are relatable and accessible to all people, delighting both the seasoned balletomane and the first-time audience. Since its founding in 2012, Ballet 5:8 has presented more than 45 critically acclaimed ballets forging a robust repertoire, engaging and captivating communities in Chicago, the Midwest and across the nation.


(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Daley Plaza

50 W Washington