NEW Dances 2018 – Opening Night Performance

Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.

$30 Standard Admission (advance purchase), $35 Walk-up Admission (day-of purchase), $40 VIP Seating, $100 Cocktail Reception + VIP Seating Package


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NEW Dances 2018 A New Generation - Two performances Friday June 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday July 1 at 5:00 p.m.

NEW Dances 2018 Performances

Join us for the opening night of NEW Dances 2018, a partnership between Thodos Dance Chicago and DanceWorks Chicago, returning to its original home in the Ruth Page Center for the Arts!

Our organizations have partnered to present a rousing roster of Chicagoland’s rising choreographic stars, featuring brand new works by:

  • Shannon Alvis
  • Braeden Barnes
  • Katlin Michael Bourgeois
  • J’Sun Howard
  • Chris Johnson
  • Anna Long

Opening Night Performance

Friday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Encore Performance

Sunday, July 1 at 5:00 p.m.

– Each performance will include a 15-minute intermission with a post-performance discussion with the choreographers.
– Please note that seats are not assigned.
– Those late to the performance will be seated inbetween pieces with usher assistance.

Opening Night Cocktail Reception + VIP Seating Package

Please join us for a special Cocktail Reception on site on OPENING NIGHT only! Tickets for the Cocktail Reception are $100 each and include pre-performance hors d’oeuvres provided by Leña Brava, libations, VIP seating for the Friday night performance, and a drink refresh at intermission. Artists are eligible to receive a discounted price of $50 for a reception ticket that includes access to the Cocktail Reception and one standard admission seat for the show.


Opening Night Cocktail Reception + VIP Seating Package for Friday, June 29th
-Cocktail Reception starting at 6:00 p.m.
-Performance starting at 7:30 p.m.

Performance Ticket Rates

Standard Admission (advance purchase): $30.00
Walk-up (day-of purchase): $35.00
Opening Night Cocktail Reception + VIP Seating Package* (Friday only): $100.00 (regular price) or $50.00 for artists
VIP Seating: $40 SOLD OUT for Friday 6/29 Performance — but VIP Seating is still available as are Sunday VIP Seats!
*Please note that the cocktail reception package includes admission to the 6:00 p.m. reception and a VIP Seating performance ticket for the Friday, June 29th performance at 7:30 p.m.

UPDATE (6/29/2018): Online ticket sales for the Friday performance are now closed; however, Sunday tickets are still available to purchase online until Saturday, June 30 at 11:59 p.m.


NEW Dances 2018 is proudly sponsored by…


Leña Brava Corporate Logo


Point B corporate logo


The Ruth Page Center for the Arts Logo

This program partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.