Dance in the Parks
(Park District locations)
This seasonal company tours neighborhood parks throughout the month, offering free outdoor performances and showcasing hyper-local youth dancers.
Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s twenty-ninth annual festival of tap and percussive dance features showcases, workshops and performances by the greatest living hoofers from around the globe.
(Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park)
Free series of social dances from swing and blues, to bachata and bomba, all accompanied by live music, is a summer highlight, drawing Chicagoans from every corner of the city to the dance floor in Grant Park.
June 27-August 24
ROOT: mwanzo wa mwili ni roho
Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre invites conversation around the next iteration of a longterm collaboration between composer and company co-founder Joe Cerqua and choreographer Monique Haley about the African-American experience.
(Lou Conte Dance Studio)
Three choreographers chosen at random have fifteen minutes to show work in progress in an informal setting, with moderated discussion in this open-mic inspired series hosted by DanceWorks Chicago and Lou Conte Dance Studio.