Dip Your Toe into Dance at Chicago Dance Month

Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth

Discover some of Chicago’s best dancers and learn some new dance moves to add to your repertoire during Chicago Dance Month.

With over 50 workshops, performances, and events, Chicago Dance Month is the best way to get your adrenaline going and witness the beauty of dance in the city. Take a class on gravity and strength in modern dance, learn qi gong, experience live drumming and learn some West African dance, witness adult and student showcases, and witness the city’s different cultural dance communities with Stomping Grounds. Below are some of the remaining free events you can attend:

April 6: Swan Lake
April 9: Open Rehearsal for ‘TREAD’
April 13: 2nd Annual Arts Partner Open House
April 13: Take this Space
April 21: Synapse Arts Open House at Loyola Park
April 15: Creator’s Kit to Devising: Dance and Poetry Workshop
April 18: Free Adult Modern Dance Class
April 20: Mini Dance Performance
April 21–22: Ballet Chicago’s Platinum Anniversary In-Studio “Sneak Peeks”
April 21-22: “blue fish” by Ayako Kato/Art Union Humanscape
April 22: Movement Matters: Body Politic
April 23: Ayodele at CCC: Youth Concert
April 23: Spring Open Rehearsal from Winifred Haun & Dancers
April 25: Adult Dance Student Showcase
April 28: Chicago Dance Month Closing Celebration
April 30: Convergence, an evening of Dance, Music, Voice

Use these free events as a way of testing the waters to even more magnificent performances taking place during Chicago Dance Month. Countless other performances and classes are taking place this month at a special discount rate so make sure to take advantage.

Chicago Dance Month runs until April 30. For a complete schedule, more information, and tickets make sure to visit seechicagodance.com/festival/chicago-dance-month-2017

Written By Joel Mora

Joel Mora is editor at Concierge Preferred. Born and raised in Miami, Fl., Joel has slowly ate, drank, and explored his way up north refining all his senses to prepare for the stampede of delicious dining, notorious nightlife, stellar shopping, and captivating culture that calls Chicago home. In the wild he’ll be the red-bearded Cuban with a Lagunitas IPA in his hand.

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