Holiday Workshop

Ruth Page Center
1016 N Dearborn

$90 - $100


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This holiday season, DanceWorks Chicago is excited to unwrap Dance360, a holistic approach to dance training and artistic development. DanceWorks Chicago’s leadership team of Andreas Böttcher, CEO, and Julie Nakagawa, Artistic Director, welcomes Dance360 Program Director Sara Bibik. Ms. Bibik, a Founding Dancer with River North Dance Chicago who has been recognized with a Ruth Page Award for a “Season of Outstanding Dancing”, has also served as RNDC’s Workshop Director and Artistic Administrator. “I am thrilled to join the DanceWorks Chicago family during this exciting 10th Anniversary Season. My passion to help young dancers is inspired by their determination and dedication. Team DWC recognizes that dancers are hungry for technical rigor, genuine relationships, and inspirational mentorship. Dance360 is dedicated bringing together dancers, their families, and the dance community.”

The Dance360 Holiday Workshop is open to Advanced/Professional level dancers 15+ and will be held in our home at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts.


10am-11:30am, ballet with Julie Nakagawa

11:45am-1pm, contemporary with Joseph Kudra, DWC alum currently dancing with BODYTRAFFIC

1:15pm-2:15pm, DWC rep with Imani English, DWC alum currently dancing with Dallas Black Dance Theatre: Encore!

2:15pm-3pm, Tell-it-Like-it-is Session and New Year’s Goal-Setting

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Workshop: $90

Workshop + audition for Dance360 Summer 2017: DanceForce July 24-August 12: $100

A limited number of merit and need-based scholarships are available. Inquire with Program Director Sara Bibik:

You can only eat so many holiday cookies. Let’s get ready for the new year!  CLICK HERE to register!

DanceWorks Chicago is committed to supporting individual artistic growth, providing a laboratory for early career artists to journey from “good to great” through training, collaboration, mentorship, and performance. DWC shines a spotlight on individual artists, celebrating unique voices and finding harmony in collaboration. DWC alumni are currently dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, AXIS Dance Company, Body Traffic, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, the Broadway and National Tour of The Lion King, and Northwest Dance Project, among other pursuits.