Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago Alums Perform Emma Draves’ ‘Quiet Hours’ May 24-25

Emma Draves (Photo: William Frederking)

The Quiet Hours, a new work by Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago faculty member Emma Draves, will premiere Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at Dovetail Studios, 2853 W. Montrose, Chicago. Performances start at 7:30 PM both nights.

Chloe Grace Michels
Noelle Awadallah
Andy Slavin (Photo: Phil Dembinski)

The ensemble includes Columbia College alums Noelle Awadallah ’18 and Chloe Grace Michels ’15, both graduates of the Dance Center’s BFA Program in Dance, and former Dance Center student Andy Slavin as well as Draves herself. Tickets for students and seniors are $12, and tickets for general admission are $15. For tickets, click here.

Draves says the work, developed over nearly of a year of research, rehearsals, and showings, “manifests from a process situated in the banal, the bizarre, and the beautiful of everyday experiences.” Draves’ creative process is discussed in a preview article by Chicago dance critic Lauren Warnecke, posted May 21 on See Chicago Dance.