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Whether you're looking for story ballet or experimental play, dance in February will keep you warm.
Kara Brody never intended to be a curator, but when the opportunity to hand the Steppenwolf 1700 black box theater over to dance makers of her choosing came up, she couldn’t say no.
The festival—the only one of its kind in the United States—is in its fifth iteration and has already put Chicago on the map as a destination for the most inventive live performance on th…
Like ocean waves, the moods in “Things Hidden” are ever-shifting, a kaleidoscope of ideas that remain stuck on the tip of the tongue.
Polyrhythmic percussive dance!
Black Girls Dance is a project designed to open doors for talented, hard-working, and often overlooked young women of color to pursue dance careers.
Dance reaches new audiences, and sometimes new heights, during the holidays.
Long-running choreographers and dance companies dominate November stages
The season opener, which runs one night only at the Athenaeum, will feature a spectrum of works throughout the company’s history.
Carrie Hanson, along with company members Damon Green, Dee Alba and Sarah Gonsiorowski developed dances inspired by the creative practices of sculptor Edra Soto, sound artist Sadie Woods, pa…
“Elevate Chicago Dance” reboots October 13-15, spreading again across the city, with work by thirty artists presented in six venues.
October brings out the big guns: Joffrey, Hubbard Street and Elevate, plus major shows at Harris and the Auditorium
Fall dance highlights
"It is clear that artists need time, flexibility, process to be supported and not just the end product. I wanted to create a series that took that into account.”
Two new pieces open this week on the world's largest canvas for digital art.
It's official: Concert dance is back. September abounds with performances by local, national and international companies.
The showcase concert by the Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project marks the beginning of greater visibility and financial support for Black dance companies in Chicago.
CDC celebrates two decades of making high-energy performances that blend hip hop, contemporary dance and storytelling. “Booms Day” follows the adventures of a young girl and her boombox …
Summer abounds with free and family-friendly dance.
The “Inside/Out” showcases bring audiences into an intimate setting and allowing artists to share work “at a vulnerable juncture” in the process of creation.
July dance takes place all across the city, indoors and out, on the ground and in the air.
The one-night-only show is part of Muntu's 50th anniversary season, which the company is commemorating with a revival of the DanceAfrica Chicago festival.
Each year, Visceral Dance Chicago invites a group of Chicago-based choreographers to create a solo for each member of the company.
Hold on to your halter little birdie, the Fly Honeys are back!
Chicago dance heats up in June with high-energy rhythms and big, splashy productions.
M.A.D.D. Rhythms and Chicago Tap Theatre are coming together to celebrate National Tap Dance Day.
"How can we approach the choreography without assuming something about it? When we assume something, we miss what is really happening."
A performance series and gallery exhibition of individual artists and performance groups.
May dance and performance highlights
Juli is a New-York based performance artist who uses personal aspects of her own life as fodder for her one-woman show.