With the days getting longer and the temperatures rising little by little, it’s enough to make you dance on your chair. Well let’s leave the dancing to the professionals and luckily enough you can catch many of them 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 more and even try your hand at arm knitting, witness adult and student showings, and witness the city’s different cultural dance communities with Stomping Grounds. Below are some of the remaining free events you can attend:
April 14, 21, and 28: Hubbard Street’s Parkinson’s Project
April 16 and 27: Stomping Grounds
April 19: Adult Dance Student Showcase
April 21: Free Modern Dance Workshop with Chicago Moving Company
April 21: Synapse Arts Open House at Loyola Park
April 21: Audience Architects Event with performances by Rogers Park High School Dance Ensemble, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, Duncan Dance Chicago, Joel Hall Youth Group, The Luna Troop, Hubbard Street Youth Dance Ensemble, Chicago Dance Crash
April 23: Choreography Intensive with Latin Rhythms
April 24: Student Showing
April 28–30: Versus, world premiere choreographed work by Adam Rose
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 May 1. For a complete schedule, more information, and tickets make sure to visit seechicagodance.com/festival/chicago-dance-month-2016