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21 hours ago

DanceWorks Chicago

Hello, Chicago-based dancers! NEW Dances, a partnership between Thodos Dance Chicago and DanceWorks Chicago is looking for YOU! Check out the deets on the upcoming audition at Ruth Page Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 6. Pre-registration is required and will stay open until 5pm on Friday, May 4. Sign up today to save your spot!

www.danceworkschicago.org/calendar/new-dances-2018-dancer-audition/
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2 days ago

DanceWorks Chicago

What on earth!? Happy Earth Day!
DanceWorks Chicago invests in protecting our environment, our cultural environment. Enjoy this Pop-up Performance of Joshua Manculich's Monologue especially for the great folks at the Illinois Arts Council Agency as part of our Gratitude Tour 2018.Thanks, Susan Dickson for the invitation and Katlin Michael Bourgeois for the video!
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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 the recognized team of Andreas Böttcher and Julie Nakagawa, 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.