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Orbert Davis, Artistic Director of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic.


Photo of River North Dance Chicago’s Melanie Hortin by Cheryl Mann.

Presented by BMO Harris and Co-commissioned by the Auditorium Theatre

Venue: Auditorium Theatre
Dates: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Times: 8:00 pm
Price: $76-$32


In a momentous collaboration, the Artistic Directors of River North Dance Chicago and Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Frank Chaves and Orbert Davis, explore their shared Cuban experiences for a vibrant World Premiere of original live music and dance, bringing the culture’s rich history to life in a contemporary way. Co-commissioned by the Auditorium Theatre.

Box Office: 50 E. Congress Pkwy. | Phone: 800.982.ARTS (2787) | Groups of 10+ 312.341.2357

Orbert Davis, Artistic Director of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic.

From Cuba to Chicago: Pedro Páramo and Havana Blue
A Panel Discussion About Artistic Exchange With Cuba
Thursday, March 14 | 5:30pm
Instituto Cervantes| 31 W Ohio

Join artists from River North Dance Chicago, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Goodman Theatre and Cuba’s Teatro Buendía as they discuss cross-border collaborations with dance, original music and theater that led to the world premiere productions of Havana Blue (music and dance) and Pedro Páramo (theater).

•Raquel Carrió, Playwright, Cuba’s Teatro Buendía
•Frank Chaves, Artistic Director, River North Dance Chicago
•Orbert Davis, Artistic Director, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
•Henry Godinez, Resident Artistic Associate, Goodman Theatre
•Flora Lautén, Artistic Director, Cuba’s Teatro Buendía

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Havana Blue is a co-commission between Auditorium Theatre, River North Dance Chicago and Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. Pedro Páramo is presented by Goodman Theatre in association with MCA Chicago.