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7 hours ago

DanceWorks Chicago

Lucky day at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts...he's baaaack! And you know what that means: it's time for DANCE FOR LIFE CHICAGO!
But before you go to DFL, stop by the RPC at 1pm to check out the ChoreoLab Showcase and support a trio of great makers and two dozen fabulous movers!

www.danceworkschicago.org/calendar/choreolab-showcase-august-17-2019/
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13 hours ago

DanceWorks Chicago

ChoreoLab has class!
Each day has started by training with a different artistic voice, featuring the trio of dancemakers plus Dance360 Program Director Sara Bibik!
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NEW Dances Performances on June 19th and 21st to 23rd featuring 6 new world premieres!

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About Us

Our commitment is to “Community” not “Company,” the Participatory, rather than the Proprietary. And having chosen this route, we are building a more robust dance community.

DanceWorks Chicago is committed to build a foundation for the individual artistic growth of dancers and choreographers, providing a laboratory from which early career artists propel themselves and the art form to a new level through training, collaboration, mentorship, and performance. Led with integrity by Julie Nakagawa and Brendan P. Behan, DanceWorks Chicago fills a niche in the dance ecosystem investing in and shining a spotlight on the individual artists. Dancers are encouraged to explore their technical capability as well as their artistic curiosity in an individualized and deeply personal approach with the goal of nurturing passionate, articulate artists able to make meaningful contributions to the art form. Choreographically, we look to uncover new voices while also embracing opportunities to connect with more established choreographers providing mentorship and perspective for all involved. Welcoming the public to engage with the DanceWorks family to build context around the work of art is both our pleasure and our duty as a good dance citizen.