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Dance Top 5: December 2017 | Newcity Stage
1 Minimalism and Me (MCA Stage) Legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp reflects on the creation of twenty of her works from the late 1960s in a program created especially for the MCA. December 7-10 2 Hubbard Street Dance (Harris Theater) Hubbard Street's winter program is dedicated to the fierce, brilliant and devastatingly cool works of Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite. December 7-10 3 Trade Routes Festival (Links Hall) Five Chicago dance companies or dancers pair up with an out-of-town buddy to split the bill with an out-of-town guest of their choice. November 30-December 10 4 Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (Logan Center for the Arts at University of Chicago) Mining pain, healing and spirituality in Fana Tshabalala's INDUMBA December 8-10 5 The Nutcracker (Auditorium Theatre) Christopher Wheeldon's spectacular rendition of the holiday staple, created for the Joffrey Ballet and set in Chicago during the World's Columbian Exposition returns for a second year of glorious animated