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PROUD of DWC alum, Demetrius McClendon giving a leg in Darrell Grand Moultrie's new work for Owen/Cox Dance Group, Vibes to be Caught, with Christopher Page-Sanders! Also seen on the scene in Kansas City, DWC fam member Christian Denice, who created a new work for Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company as part of the New Dance Partners program, Artistic Advisor, Michael Uthoff. #alwaysmoving ... See MoreSee Less

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DanceWorks Chicago is diving into SEASON 12 with Guest Choreographer Hanna Brictson! Get a taste of this new creation below and then join us for DanceBytes this Friday at 1pm and be one of the first to see this new work!

Day one and this creation is giving me all the feels
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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 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.