Kronos Quartet + Van-Anh Vo Take Families on a Trip Around the World

On Saturday, January 30, Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet made its Exelon Family Series debut with Around the World with Kronos. Along with special guest Van-Anh Vanessa Vo, Kronos performed music spanning 4 continents and 9 countries. Following the performance, all audience members were invited to participate in a Q&A with the artists.

 

Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vo in a Q&A with the audience
Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vo in a Q&A with the audience

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AXIS Dance Inspires Audiences of All Ages + Abilities

The Harris opened its 2015-2016 Exelon Family Series and new Mix at Six series with AXIS Dance, a physically-integrated contemporary dance company from the Bay Area. Founded in 1987, AXIS seeks to change the face of dance and disability, and is comprised of dancers with and without physical disabilities.

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AXIS dancers lead a workshop at RIC | October 2015

AXIS spent almost a week in Chicago, in a series of performances and activities with the Harris Theater’s community partners. Keep reading for highlights and photos!

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Dan Zanes + Friends Rock at the Harris Theater!

On Saturday, November 15, Dan Zanes and Friends opened the 2014-2015 Exelon Family Series with a rocking performance - complete with a kids’ mosh pit! Families sang, danced, and had a chance to meet the band in the lobby during a special post-performance signing.

Dan Zanes and Friends

Through the Access Tickets Program, the Harris Theater distributed 190 underwritten tickets to children and families for this performance. Continue reading

MY STAGE Kicks off Season at Simulcast Picnic

The Harris Theater’s My Stage Kids Club celebrated the start of the 2014-2015 season at the opening night of Chicago Dancing Festival last month. Members and guests enjoyed a picnic and games on the Pritzker Pavilion Lawn before watching a stunning mixed repertoire program, simulcast live from the Harris Theater into Millennium Park.

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My Stage members and guests at Chicago Dancing Festival Opening Night Simulcast | August 2014

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