Dance For Life
Chicago Dancers United’s annual fundraiser for dancer healthcare is a stacked bill, including Chicago Dance Crash, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, Giordano Dance Chicago, the Joffrey Ballet, NAJWA Dance Corps and Trinity Irish Dance Company.
(Ruth Page Center for the Arts)
For their twentieth-anniversary season, hip-hop ensemble Chicago Dance Crash presents a new evening-length show that views a post-apocalyptic future playfully, through the eyes of a ten-year-old girl.
August 26-September 10
The eight companies in the Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project—Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Ayodele Drum and Dance, Chicago Multicultural Dance Center, Forward Momentum Chicago, Joel Hall Dancers & Center, Muntu Dance Theater of Chicago, Najwa Dance Corps, and Red Clay Dance—put on a free concert in the Pritzker Pavilion.
(Grant Park and Chicago Parks)
Chicago’s annual free outdoor dance party series features lessons and live music in Cumbia, Swing, Steppin’, Salsa and more.
Wednesdays-Saturdays through September 17
Inside/Out with Soul Remedy
Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre’s work-in-progress features Monique Haley’s exploration of the “aesthetic of the cool” in Black American artistry, with music performed by CRDT’s live jazz band.