Elevate Chicago Dance 2018

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Elevate Chicago Dance 2018 is a day of performances plus installations, workshops and discussions by 45 Chicago dancemakers.  The broadly defined theme of the day explores intersections between Dance, Space, Race, and Place. The projects will activate all the floors and multiple public areas of the landmark Chicago Cultural Center, including the Claudia Cassidy Theater, GAR Hall, the Dance Studio, and Preston Bradley Hall.
Elevate Chicago Dance 2018 is presented in partnership with the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) with additional support from the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation and many generous individuals.
Elevate Chicago Dance 2018 features the following artists and companies.  Please check back soon for a complete and detailed schedule.
Ayodele Drum & Dance
Elysia C. Banks / Banks Performance Project
BraveSoul Movement
Paige Caldarella
Peter Carpenter
Asimina Chremos
Margi Cole
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater
Emma Draves
Joanna Furnans
Brittany Harlin
Hedwig Dances
Honey Pot Performance
A House Unbuilt / Victoria Bradford
J’Sun Howard
Ayako Kato
Erin Kilmurray
Ginger Krebs
Rika Lin
Lucky Plush Productions
Molly Shanahan / Mad Shak
Mandala South Asian Performing Arts
Carole McCurdy
Mordine & Company
Margaret Morris
Erica Mott
Nadia Oussenko
Onye Ozuzu
Po'Chop / Jenn Freeman
Nico Rubio
Same Planet Performance Project
Darling Shear
Catherine Sullivan
Synapse Arts
The Humans
The Seldoms
Monica Thomas
Visceral Dance Chicago
Rob Welcher
Anna Martine Whitehead
Nejla Yatkin
Meghan Young
Sara Zalek
Dance Styles
Tap / Rhythm
Modern / Contemporary
Traditional/Indigenous Dance
Hip Hop


Chicago Cultural Center

78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602