As seen on “America’s Got Talent” and based at the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center, the ethereal Hiplet Ballerinas feature dancers of all shapes, sizes and colors. This moving and fiery set combines hip hop, Latin, African and other urban dance styles with classical ballet and traditional pointe technique in a performance of innovative technique and incredible power. They perform on Sunday, April 24 at 4 p.m. Tickets cost $12 to $35.

Grammy™ award-winning and Emmy-nominated Eileen Ivers is the rare artist whose boldly imaginative virtuosity on the Irish fiddle has changed the musical landscape. In this special Mother’s Day show, this innovator and pioneer of Celtic and world music shares the stage with her talented ensemble in an afternoon of uplifting storytelling and music, guaranteed to ignite the human spirit. Eileen performs Sunday, May 8 at 4 p.m. Tickets cost between $15 and $40.

Individual and group tickets are available for both events. To order tickets, visit or call (847) 543-2300. Tickets are also available for purchase in person. The opening hours of the JLC ticket office are Monday to Friday, from noon to 5 p.m.

Masks are optional in public spaces for everyone at CLC and JLC. The JLC will have masks and hand sanitizer available. The CLC has improved cleaning procedures in the theatre, restrooms and common touch points. CLC and JLC reserve the right to make changes based on health, safety and the ongoing pandemic.

College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to high-quality, equitable education, cultural enrichment, and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in northeast Illinois. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills, and Waukegan or online, college courses are affordable and accessible to help every student achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. More than 70,000 students have earned degrees and certificates since the college opened in 1969. The College of Lake County is the only institution of higher education ranked among the 15 Best Places to Work in Illinois by Forbes and is a national leader in many areas, including sustainability and conservation.

This press release was produced by College of Lake County. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.