Open Company Audition – DANCERS

Ruth Page Center
1016 N Dearborn


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DANCERS, thank you for your patience in awaiting this audition announcement. Team DWC looks forward to welcoming you to an in-person audition on 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 the Chicago Marathon is scheduled to take place on the same date, so check out this course map and plan accordingly so that you are not running behind (literally).

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 CDC, local, and building guidelines, masks will be required at all times while at the Ruth Page Center. Temperature checks upon arrival are part of building protocols.

DANCERS, ages 18-25 years, DanceWorks Chicago is excited to invite you to present yourselves at our Open Company Audition for SEASON 15!   Contracts will begin on Monday, November 1, 2021.  Be ready to share, dance your values, and exercise your muscles of courage, creativity, and curiosity!

CLICK HERE for a SEASON 15 audition flyer.

PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED and is now OPEN! Please click here to access the form. Registration will close at 3pm (Central) on Friday, October 8. Onsite registration is not an option. Your understanding is appreciated.

SCHEDULE (it’s easy to remember: DATE 10/10 and TIME 10am)

10am, doors open for check in, including temperature checks as part of building protocols

10:30am, audition begins with ballet and will continue with DWC repertoire

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.


Click HERE for the SEASON 15 Open Company Audition Program.

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

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