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Lyceum Series: Hiplet Ballerinas

February 29, 2024
7:00 pm

About this event

The only company in the world to perform the signature trademark style, Hiplet Ballerinas of Chicago, Illinois, fuse classical pointe technique with African, Latin, hip-hop and urban dance styles rooted in communities of color. Promoting inclusivity in both their cast and audience, Hiplet features true-toned tights, modern music and dancers of all shapes, sizes and colors.

Since going viral in 2016 thanks to appearances on Good Morning America and Buzzfeed, the company has amassed over 1 billion views on YouTube, starred in a feature documentary, made a cameo in Shawn Mendes’ “Youth” music video and performed across the world. The Hiplet Ballerinas are also often found in high-fashion campaigns from the runways of Paris Fashion Week to ads for Desigual and Swarovski Crystal.

Their premiere tour will support the Chicago Multicultural Dance Center and the scholarships the studio provides.

Students get in free! Student tickets are now available in the Center for Student Activities, located Colvard Student Union's Suite 314. They may also be reserved online starting one week before the event.

Details

Type
Entertainment
Location
Bettersworth Auditorium, Lee Hall
Cost
Students, Free; General Public, $30; Senior Citizen, $25; Children 12 and under, $10; Group (General Admission) $25
Primary Sponsoring Organization
ֱ Center for Student Activities
Contact Name
Julia Pratt
Contact Phone