"Evolution" - Celebrating the Dance Crash career of Jessica Deahr

Event Type
Event Description

On September 8th and 9th, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts will house the final production for Crash Artistic Director Jessica Deahr who's award-winning career with the organization has delighted and inspired 100's of thousands of patrons well beyond the great City they call home. Dance Crash & Deahr's appointee, Rehearsal Director KC Bevis, will be performing while also presenting a hint of her vision for the organization as she takes over the creative reigns as Director, evolving Crash and the form itself into 2024 and beyond.

The family-friendly concert will feature a world premiere, one-act work by multi-disciplinary movemaker Annie Franklin (Founder and Artistic Director of creative collaborative Archangels Chicago), who quickly became renowned among Crash fans from her contributions to the company's 2022 tour of "Booms Day."

The second act will be a first for the company as the Ensemble takes their experience with battles, cyphers and improvisation onto the primetime concert stage with a longform freestyle work directed by Bevis herself, performed to an original score by local music producer e j e c t.

Seating will be very limited for this weekend-only showing and, like all freestyles, both performances will be entirely different. Join us in September as we embrace a movement of change... an Evolution.

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Running Time
90 minutes
Dance Styles
Hip Hop
Modern / Contemporary


Ruth Page Center for the Arts

1016 N. Dearborn Parkway
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 337-6543