Alice in Wonderland

February 19, 2009 1:35:38 PM PST
This Lewis Carroll classic is being presented by the Evanston Dance Ensemble.(News Release)The Evanston Dance Ensemble returns one of its most popular productions in the company's 12-year history to the stage in 2009, presenting "Alice in Wonderland" March 6-8 at The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie (at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road).

Under the artistic direction of Bea Rashid and Christina Ernst, Lewis Carroll's classic tale of Alice's trip down the rabbit hole is retold through innovative dance created by some of the top talents in the Chicago dance community and set on the 28 members of the youth dance company, who will be joined on the stage by several guest dance professionals.

The production opens Friday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m., with additional shows on Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. and a matinee on Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets will go on sale in January and are available by calling The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts ticket office at 847-673-6300. Tickets are priced at $15.00 for children under 18, students and seniors, and $21.00 for adults. Premium seats are available for $20 for children and $25 for adults.