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The new commission from the MacArthur "genus" awardee is infused with delicious moments of melodrama and humor.
The roller rink is one of those special little universes with all the necessary ingredients for building a vibrant culture.
Dance offerings for November.
Khecari's new evening-length dance performance builds a dreamlike world of female tenderness, menace and transcendent intimacy.
Cathy Marston's translation of the gothic romance opens the Joffrey's final season on the Auditorium Theatre stage.
"On Notice" is built upon ideas that tie together statements about representation imposed by mass media, ideas first put forth in the 1980s New York art scene.
Our top picks among a bounteous harvest of dance and performance this month.
With extensive research and expansive collaboration for the program, choreography is the fourth or fifth layer on top of what's come before.
This festival's sampler-style short performances make it an un-intimidating point of entry for folks unfamiliar with contemporary dance and the many things that can mean.
September brings so many reasons to dance.
A few of the most anticipated dance events of the fall.
Erin Kilmurray's queer feminist cabaret/variety show extravaganza, celebrating its 10th season, is a raucous, righteous balm for the weary soul.
Some of the summer dance highlights for August.
The annual event series sets the example of how a festival can evolve alongside its art form.
The annual free series of dance performances in neighborhood parks makes the long-awaited fair weather all the sweeter.
We greet summer with daily outdoor dance events...and a few in the comfort of AC.
New York-based Brian Brooks writes a coda to his Harris Theater residency with a revisioning of his chaotic and complex "Terrain."
Ten days of innovative dance, music and theater by local and international artists. Curator Julieanne Ehre's recommendation: see it all.
All our favorites for June.
The former resident choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance looks to new collaborations locally, nationally and abroad.
In Chicago, the epitome of influence in modern dance has got to be Shirley Mordine.
May dance and performance from ballet to butoh.
Chicago dance month is packed with performances from companies near and far.
Chicago is one of the great global centers of dance.
Miranda Davis' new piece about hope in the face of adversity is the latest in a series of commissions intended to push the company’s boundaries and explore the intersections of jazz, moder…
Ginger Krebs' new hourlong performance shows us a game in which the current winner is the moneyed, narrative-owning powers that be, but the underdog team, though skittish and sustaining dama…
English National Ballet returns to Chicago for the first time in over thirty years with a real stunner.
The four day festival at Links Hall looks at how we confront, arm ourselves against, appropriate and perhaps move beyond violence.
Dance and performance beat the February blues with festivals and performance that range from multidisciplinary to classical.
They are descending on Chicago from around the globe to relate these stories.