Soloist Oleg Gabyshev dances the role of Leon in the North American premiere of Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's "The Pygmalion Effect" at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre. Here's what he told us about learning ballroom technique and his character:
New Dances 2017 marks the end of an incredible era of dance creation supported by Thodos Dance Chicago. The project aims to provide up and coming choreographers a chance to bring their fully realized visions to the stage. Take a look inside the studio with choreographer Brennen Renteria as he mounts his second contribution to the New Dances project series.