Body Language: A series of World-Class Dance

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Brought to you by Fever, the leading global discovery platform for unique experiences, Body Language, the original series, takes guests to intimate shows of the best dance genres from across the world, starting this September at Chicago’s Chopin Theatre.

This new range of artistic offerings has guests comfortably lounging along a catwalk stage to be amazed by the up-close dance performances taking place a few feet away. Body Language offers a variety of shows that demonstrate everything from Hip Hop Fusion and African Drums to Dance Show Downs, Drag Dance Pageants and Indian Dance. Each show is a culturally enriching experience, highlighting the vibrancy and liveliness of performing arts traditions from as far as India and West Africa in Chicago. The performances all feature local artists from different backgrounds specializing in these genres of dance.

BODY LANGUAGE: African Drum and Dance

Feel the healing power of African Drum and Dance! Performed live by Chicago’s very own Ayodele, this show celebrates the rich and vibrant traditions of drum and dance from across the West African diaspora.

Dates & Times

  • Friday, Sept 9 at 6:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept 10 at 6:15 p.m.

BODY LANGUAGE: Keeper of the Floor Live Dance Competition

Vote by applause for which of Chicago’s best breakers, ballerinas, and acrobats you think should win the legendary Golden Title Belt and a $250 cash prize. KTF brings the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat to the dancefloor.

Dates & Times

  • Friday, Sept 16 at 8:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept 17 at 3:45 p.m.

BODY LANGUAGE: Indian Dance and Music Showcase

From classical to contemporary, Mandala South Asian Arts offers the evocative dance, theater, and musical arts of South Asia. Bringing the world to your front door, this Indian Dance and Music Showcase connects audiences and transcends differences with the vibrancy and colors of the performing arts traditions of India.

Dates & Times

  • Saturday, September 10 at 3:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 17 at 6:15 p.m.


Tickets and more information on the Fever website!



Running Time
1 hour
Dance Styles
African American
Modern / Contemporary
Traditional/Indigenous Dance
West African