The Fine and Performing Arts Center received a generous matching grant fund for the future. All funds will benefit the Fine and Performing Arts Center’s 2019 fund, established to ensure that both the Dorothy Menker and John and Angeline Oremus theaters continue to be state-of-the-art performing arts venues.
Feb. 6, 2016, 7:30 pm
Thodos Dance Chicago, the acclaimed contemporary company with a distinct American choreographic voice, presents an exhilarating evening of dance. Leading the program is the critically celebrated story-ballet, A Light in the Dark: The Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, co-choreographed by Melissa Thodos and Broadway legend Ann Reinking with an original score by Bruce Wolosoff, named one of the Top-10 Dances of 2013 by the Chicago Sun-Times. The second act features works from its vibrant repertoire showcasing the company’s award-winning style described as “breathtakingly athletic” and “powerfully beautiful.”