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Oct. 4: Chicago-based ensemble VADCO/Valerie Alpert Dance at the JLC

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Sep 10, 2019

The dynamic and disciplined VADCO/Valerie Alpert Dance Company graces the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus on Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. This ensemble – led by artistic director and College of Lake County dance faculty member, Valerie Alpert – performs provocative dance driven by reflections of life and various cultures, while exploring the physical, emotional and psychological essence of thePhoto of VADCO dance performers human condition. With innovative choreography and a spirit of collaboration, this acclaimed dance company engages communities through exhilarating performances.

Single Tickets: $20 for adults; $19 for seniors, CLC staff and alumni; $15 for students and teens; and $10 for children. Prices do not include an additional $2 per ticket facility fee.

Photo: The VADCO/Valerie Alpert Dance Company performs at CLC Oct. 4. Photo by John Ferrante.

Subscriptions for the JLC’s Professional Series are still available, ranging from $16 to $34,  with two price levels available for most events. When purchased with an adult subscription, subscriptions for teens ages 12-17 are available at a discount. CLC student subscriptions are also available. The deadline to purchase Professional Event Subscriptions (three or more events) is Sept. 30, 2019. Subscribers can also purchase additional tickets throughout the 2019-2020 season at the low subscriber rate, in addition to getting the best seats available. Subscribers also receive personalized assistance creating their subscription, handling and exchange fees waived and ticket exchanges up to 24 hours prior to the event during regular Box Office hours.

Single tickets and subscriptions can be purchased at the JLC Box Office on the Grayslake Campus, Room P112, 19351 W. Washington St, and is open Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Patrons can also call (847) 543-2300 (option 5). A dedicated subscriber line is available at (847) 986-1800. Subscriptions are not available for online purchase.  To purchase single tickets online, learn more about the JLC season and group discounts for six or more, visit To request the 2019-2020 James Lumber Center Professional Series brochure or the College of Lake County art, dance, film, literary, music and theatre events guide, call (847) 543-2300.


The remainder of the 2019-2020 JLC Professional Series includes the following events:

A Rock ‘N Roll Tribute – From Elvis to The Beatles Featuring the Neverly Brothers: Sunday, Oct. 20

One Night in Memphis/The #1 Tribute to Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash: Sunday, Nov. 3

Ruth Page Civic Ballet’s The Nutcracker: Saturday, Dec. 14 (Two Performances)

Heart By Heart: Friday, Feb. 14

Lula Washington Dance Theatre: Sunday, Feb. 16

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Saturday, March 7

Switchback: Tuesday, March 17

Jazz Ambassadors/The United States Army Field Band: Saturday, March 28

The Four Bitchin’ Babes: Sunday, May 10


About College of Lake County:

College of Lake County is an innovative community college in Lake County, Ill. that transforms lives with its variety of accessible, quality education options. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, College of Lake County provides affordable options in a state-of-the-art setting close to home. A large student network, with small class sizes, provides advantages to our students on a career-related program or a path toward a transfer degree. We’re proud to serve the diverse needs of our community and student body. Connect to your future today at College of Lake County.