New Dances 2022 Open Company Class

Dovetail Studios
2853 W Montrose Avenue



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Led by New Dances 2022 choreographers with Thodos Dance Chicago Artistic Director Melissa Thodos and DanceWorks Chicago Artistic Director Julie Nakagawa, each class is unique – check out the schedule below for details!

LOCATION: Dovetail Studios

CLASS TIME: 9:30am-10:45am

CLASS FEE: free!!!

Thanks to the generosity of New Dances donors, these classes are FREE!


Monday, June 6: Julie Nakagawa, ballet
Tuesday, June 7: Brandon DiCriscio, contemporary
Wednesday, June 8: MurdaMommy, footworking
Thursday, June 9: Trey Johnson, contemporary
Friday, June 10: Melissa Thodos, modern

Let’s DANCE!

  • Participate with confiDANCE!  ALL members of Team New Dances are fully-vaccinated.
  • A photo ID along with proof of vaccination is required from each dancer prior to the start of class.
  • Dancers, advance registration is requested.   Registration link is HERE!
  • Follow DWC on Eventbrite!

EveryBODY is asked to comply with “house rules”, which have been crafted with current CDC guidance and in consideration of state and city requirements. Thank you for abiding by these guidelines and being a Good Dance Citizen! Procedures are subject to change.

  • Masks to be worn at all times, unless actively eating/drinking
  • Spatial awareness is required in studios, hallways, etc.
  • Dovetail Studios has one gender neutral dressing room.
  • Please keep your belongings with you.

Common sense and common courtesy, are, as always, requested and appreciated.

This program is partially supported by grants from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, City of Chicago, and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.