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Cosmic Rhythms

Cosmic Rhythms is a groundbreaking collaboration between Action Lines Media, The Joffrey Ballet, and the Adler Planetarium, taking audiences on a mesmerizing journey through the cosmos with breathtaking imagery, bold choreography, and the expertise of Adler astronomers.

Produced by

Dylan Gutierrez, Eric Grant

Directed by

Xavier Núñez

Project Description

Action Lines Media, The Joffrey Ballet, and the Adler Planetarium present a new, cutting-edge collaboration of Cosmic Rhythms. Featuring Adler astronomers' expertise, breathtaking imagery, and bold choreography by Joffrey Ballet dancer Xavier Nuñez, Cosmic Rhythms takes audiences on a mesmerizing journey through the cosmos.

This first-of-its-kind collaboration, running in the Adler’s 360 degree immersive fulldome Grainger Sky Theater, explores our intricate relationship with the cosmos, leaving audiences with a newfound sense of wonder and appreciation.

About the Director

Visionary Director and Choreographer Xavier Núñez, born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, embarked on his dance journey at the young age of ten, becoming the first dancer in his family. From there, he honed his skills at esteemed institutions like The Hartt Community Dance Division and the International Ballet Academy. Xavier's talent and dedication earned him recognition, including a silver medal at the World Ballet Competition. His passion for pushing boundaries led him to the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and the Paris Opera Ballet. 

In 2018, Xavier proudly joined the Joffrey Ballet, where he has graced the stage in lead roles, performing in acclaimed productions such as "Anna Karenina" and "The Little Mermaid." Beyond his remarkable onstage achievements, Xavier's creative drive led him to co-found Action Lines, where he combines dance, education, and entertainment to bring a fresh perspective to the industry.

Screening Details

Project Runtime


Programming Block

Sonic Visions: A Journey Through Sound and Sight

Screening Day & Time

May 02, 7:30 PM

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