Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, celebrating their 40th Anniversary, is delighted to announce the company’s annual Spotlight Ball.
Since Lou Conte founded the company by bringing four dancers to senior citizen centers, Hubbard Street has grown to become one of the most innovative, creative and progressive forces in contemporary dance. This landmark anniversary serves as a reminder of where the company has come from and a chance to renew their focus on the future.
Hubbard Street Dance will recognize Ohad Naharin, Artistic Director of the Batsheva Dance Company in Tel Aviv, Israel with the 2018 Spotlight Award.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic leadership of Glenn Edgerton, celebrates its 40th season. Among the world’s top contemporary dance companies and a global cultural ambassador, Hubbard Street demonstrates fluency in a wide range of techniques and forms, and deep comprehension of abstract artistry and emotional nuance. The company is critically acclaimed for its exuberant and innovative repertoire, featuring works by master American and international choreographers. Hubbard Street’s artists hail from four countries and 12 U.S. states, and comprise a superlative ensemble of virtuosity and versatility.
Since its founding by Lou Conte in 1977, Hubbard Street has grown through the establishment of multiple platforms. Each is dedicated to the support and advancement of dance as an art form, as a practice, and as a method for generating and sustaining communities of all kinds.