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DanceWorks Chicago

TONIGHT: Support local choreographers Ivan X. Aguayo, Nathan Crewe-Kluge, and Julia Schaeffer as they plant the seeds of growth and unveil new work!

Guest moderator: Sophie Allen, performer, choreographer, administrator and lover of all things dance!

Come early (doors open at 6:50pm) to say "hi" and send your e-mail to the host via private chat to be entered to win an individual artist membership, courtesy of our friends at See Chicago Dance! Be part of Chicago dance history, thanks to our partners at Chicago Dance History Project!

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(Doors will lock at 7:10pm sharp!)

Entrance: pay-what-you-can (suggestion $3 - $10)
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Counting down to New Dances 2020 with Peyton Winker and the cohort of Chicago-based dancemakers! There are a lot of ways to connect, starting with Open Company Classes on Monday! Come dance with Peyton and her cast: Kim Davis Christina Morrison Hanna Swartz Halina Tutaj Ali Webb
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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 Co-founder and Artistic Director 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.