Harrison McEldowney

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Group Therapy 
Choreographer:  Harrison McEldowney
Production: Momentum: Rhapsody in Blue  | Oct. 19 & 21, 2018
Tickets; Season tickets on sale through Sept. 1

Harrison McEldowney returns for a marvelous look at the neurotic sides of love, via dance. Set in an encounter session with four disturbed couples, its virtues range from obvious hilarity to surprising bits of subtlety.

American choreographer Harrison McEldowney is renowned for his comic and witty creative style.  His original work Swing, Swing, Swing! marked the debut performance of American Midwest Ballet (formerly Ballet Nebraska) in October 2010.

He has worked with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, River North Dance Chicago, Civic Ballet of Chicago, Ballet Met, Ballet Arkansas, The Big Muddy Dance Company, Louisville Ballet and Chicago Shakespeare Repertory, among many others.

He is known for his theatrical  work, for the Summer Olympics Closing Ceremonies (Barcelona), and for Carnegie Hall’s Give My Regards to Broadway: A Salute to 125 Years of Musical Theater. He choreographed the 35th Anniversary Tour of American Bandstand and choreographed and directed the Australian tour of More Dirty Dancing.

McEldowney contributed choreography to the films Road to PerditionChildren on Their Birthdays, and the independent film Vanilla City.  He also worked with Sammy Davis Jr., Van Johnson, Chita Rivera, Dorothy Lamour, Carol Channing and Debbie Reynolds, and rap artists Salt ‘n Pepa.