An Evening of Dance with MacArthur Fellows

Event Type
Event Description

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to announce An Evening of Dance with MacArthur Fellows – a performance honoring 35 years of the iconic MacArthur Fellowship program. The performance will take place on Friday, September 16 at 7:30 PM and will be FREE TO THE PUBLIC. Limit of two tickets per person.

This performance is one in a series of events celebrating the 35th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellowship. Other programming partners for performances, discussions, and events include Washington’s Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and 6th & I, New York City’s Whitney Museum of American Art, The Commonwealth Club of California based in San Francisco, and Chicago’s own Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Humanities Festival, Grant Park Music Festival, and The Field Museum.


Kyle Abraham — Dearest Home performed by
Mark Morris — Pacific performed by Mark Morris Dance Group
Merce Cunningham — Springweather and People performed by Erin Dowd and Forrest Hersey of the Merce Cunningham Trust
Susan Marshall — Kiss performed by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Michelle Dorrance — Boards and Chains performed by Dorrance Dance

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary


Harris Theater for Music and Dance

205 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 334-2400