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Counting down to DanceChance tonight at 7pm at Lou Conte Dance Studio featuring David Gourov, Nashley Mattocks, and Katherine Stewart with Guest Moderator Ricardo Garcia. Make sure to come early to sign up for the drawing to win free tickets to performances around town by Ballet Chicago; Cocodaco Dance Project, Concert Dance, Inc.; Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Jessica Lang Dance, and The Joffrey Ballet! ... See MoreSee Less

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MERDE to the cast and crew of Lyric Opera of Chicago's My Fair Lady, opening tonight! Dance fans, use promo code DANCE20 to save 20% off select performances of this celebrated classic and cheer on these great dancers!

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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.