Open Company Audition – DANCERS

Ruth Page Center
1016 N Dearborn


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DANCERS, DanceWorks Chicago is excited to announce the Open Company Audition for our SWEET 16 SEASON!

Team DWC looks forward to welcoming you to the stage of our home theater at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 North Dearborn.  Directions and parking information can be found HERE.  Please be advised that Lollapalooza is scheduled to take place on the same weekend, so plan accordingly.

NOTE:  DanceWorks Chicago is dedicated to creating a safe space for artists and audiences, and in that spirit, proof of vaccination will be part of the pre-registration process. Per building guidelines, masks will be required at all times while at the Ruth Page Center.

DANCERS, ages 18-24 years, DanceWorks Chicago is excited to invite you to present yourselves at our Open Company Audition for SEASON 16!   Contracts will begin on Monday, August 22, 2022.  Be ready to share, dance your values, and exercise your muscles of courage, creativity, and curiosity!

PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED and is available via this LINK! Registration will close at noon (Central) on Friday, July 29. Onsite registration will not be available. Your understanding is appreciated.

Learn more by reading the AUDITION FLYERClick here for a digital program to learn more about DWC’s Open Company Audition!


10am, doors open for check in

10:30am, audition begins with ballet and will continue with DWC repertoire, dancers will be excused throughout the audition

2pm, audition concludes

This audition is OPEN TO A PUBLIC AUDIENCE as part of DanceWorks Chicago’s on-going effort to illuminate the work of art. Audience members will be asked to provide proof of vaccination and wear masks at all times. Audience members may come and go throughout the day.

DanceWorks Chicago is committed to building a foundation for early career artists by providing a laboratory from which dancers and choreographers propel themselves and the art form to a new level of artistry through training, collaboration, mentorship, and performance. Thank you for joining us in this journey.


DanceWorks Chicago is always moving. It’s our tag line and our hope.

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