Please join Skidmore Alumni, Parents, and Friends at the Harris Theater at Millennium Park for a performance by Thodos Dance Chicago (TDC), produced by Skidmore Alum, Melissa Thodos '84.
This performance will feature an encore presentation of A Light in the Dark, the story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, a one act story ballet co-choreographed by Founder and Artistic Director Melissa Thodos and Broadway legend Ann Reinking, with an original score by Bruce Wolosoff; the World Premiere from Melissa Thodos & Studio Gang Architects--a captivating work that transcends the realm of dance, architecture and physics; Tsuru by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Lucas Crandall, and Panem Nostrum Quoditianum choreographed by River North Dance Chicago’s Ahmad which premiered in 2013 at the acclaimed New Dances choreography performance series.
Immediately following the performance, Thodos Dance Chicago will host a Champagne and Wine reception with a chance to meet and mingle with Melissa Thodos '84, the dancers, Guest Artists and other friends of Skidmore. We have purchased a limited amount of tickets, so respond today!
Directions and Parking
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is located at 205 E. Randolph Drive at the north end of Millennium Park in downtown Chicago. Millennium Park Garage offers direct indoor access to the Harris Theater lobbies. Discounted parking validation for Millennium Park Garage is available at the Harris Theater Orchestra level box office for all ticket holders prior to curtain, during intermission, or following all performances. With validation, parking in Millennium Park Garage is $18 for up to six hours allowing you ample time to attend the performance and enjoy a meal at one of the local restaurants. Please note: parking validation is only available for Millennium Park Garage on Columbus Drive. Validation is not available for Grant Park North or Grant Park South on Michigan Ave.
Once inside the Millennium Park Garage, turn right and follow signs that direct you toward the Randolph Street Pedestrian Exit. Parking levels 2 and 3 North offer the most convenient access to the Theater. Parking spaces reserved for those requiring special access are available near the Randolph Street Pedestrian Exit at level 2. Take the parking garage elevator to level 2.5 and enter directly into the Harris Theater Orchestra Lobby.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) train stations close to the Harris Theater include the Red Line Washington Street station and Lake Street station, the Brown/Green/Orange or Purple Line trains’ Randolph Street station. After exiting any of these stations, walk east on Randolph Street to the Theater at 205 East Randolph.
If arriving downtown via Metra trains, taxi cabs and CTA buses are all immediately available. From Union Station (Canal Street, between Adams and Jackson Boulevard) take CTA’s #151 bus directly to Millennium Park.
From Ogilvie Transportation Center (Madison and Canal Streets) take CTA’s #20 or #56 bus directly to Millennium Park.
From LaSalle Street Station (Congress and LaSalle Streets) take CTA’s #147 and #151 bus directly to Millennium Park.
Randolph Street Metra Station and South Shore Line Station exit directly on Michigan Avenue and Randolph, just one block from the Harris Theater and at the Northwest corner of Millennium Park. For additional Metra station information and up to date train schedules please visit metrarail.com.