Dance Top 5: December 2018 | Newcity Stage
1 An Inspired Past. A Jubilant Future (Logan Center for the Arts) Deeply Rooted Dance Theater celebrates their history and future with revivals of early works by co-founders Kevin Iega Jeff and Gary Abbott and a premiere by Abbott. December 15-16 2 The Nutcracker (Auditorium Theatre) The Joffrey Ballet stages for a third year Christopher Wheeldon's spectacular reimagining of the holiday staple, set in Chicago during the 1893 World's Fair. December 1-30 3 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival (Harris Theater) Hubbard Street dancers Alice Klock, Florian Lochner and Rena Butler exercise their choreographic chops, creating new dances for company members. December 6-9 4 Co-MISSION Festival (Links Hall) Lizzie Leopold, Aaliyah Christina, Talia Koylass and Erin Kilmurray present new works developed during a three-month residency, in a shared-bill format. December 6-9 5 Shift Your Paradigm (Links Hall) In an evening-length performance, Jasmin Williams and Dancers guide audience members on shifting