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Write-On Dance: Our Readers Write!

Throughout the month of April, in celebration of Chicago Dance Month, SeeChicagoDance is publishing personal essays and stories about all aspects of dance submitted by our readers. This is the first of several that have crossed our threshold. If you have a story to tell, a personal essay about any aspect of dance, a rant or a rave to share, it's not too late. Send submissions to editor@seechicagodance.com. For details and submission guidelines, see Audience Architects Community News. --LCS

 

March to a Different Beat

There is enough wonderful dance happening in Chicago to keep you on your toes almost every night throughout the month of March. Local and touring companies from out of town grace stages small and large throughout the city. The town is fairly bursting with new, creative collaborations between choreographers, dancers, musicians, filmmakers, videographers, actors, poets and more.

 

Heart and Soul of Chicago Dance

 

 

AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS:

 

August rallies the Chicago dance community in two of the year’s most inspiring cultural events: “Dance For Life” and “The Chicago Dancing Festival,” each one a stunning effort of its founders, Chicago-born dance artists with vision, purpose, and dedication that overflows with heart, soul, and some of the best choreography and dancing on the continent.

The Merry Month Of May

 

 

Bras, broomsticks, and triple time steps sweep across the Chicago dance landscape in  the merry month of May!  Chicago Dance Month continues into the coming month with a bursting bouquet of exciting dance events you won’t want to miss.

 

MAY HIGHLIGHTS:

 

CHICAGO DANCE MONTH TAKES OFF!

 

 

Fasten your seat belts! April takes off with Chicago Dance Month, jam-packed with site-specific happenings and performances in public venues and neighborhoods throughout the city. 

 

Chicago Dance Month offers many ways to discover our city’s energetic and varied dance scene with more than 50 performances, events, and classes, 

November: Premieres Abound

 

 

NOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTS:

 

Twyla Tharp has come a long way from the steam box studio above an automotive garage near City Center where she and her band of rogue ballerinas took Richard Thomas’s daily ballet class in the late 1960’s. 

 

This month, Tharp and her company of twelve dancers launch  the company’s 50th Anniversary Tour at the Auditorium Theatre (November 5-8).