Inside/Out 2016 Kickoff

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Meet Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre’s professional Dance and Music Ensembles and get an intimate preview of the year ahead in this event kicking off the second year of CRDT Inside/Out. You’ll not only experience this company’s collaborative musicians and dancers performing in combination with visual art, but you’ll also be a part of it – CRDT Inside/Out events always include audience participation and conversation. All ages welcome to this interactive showcase of the company’s unique work which combines live music, contemporary dance, and visual art.


Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre is a 17-year old home-grown company that fuses music, dance, and visual art to explore and celebrate contemporary American society. Its professional Dance and Music Ensembles collaborate with one another, with visual artists and designers, and with the people and places of Chicago. The company’s multi-disciplinary performance works are theatrical and thoughtful, vivacious and exuberant.

This event is the official Kickoff for CRDT Inside/Out 2016 – a seven-month creative and audience engagement journey which culminates in an October fall concert series. Over the course of seven months, you are invited Inside the company and its artistic process and the company gets Out of the studio to share work in progress and to be fueled by Chicagoans all over the city. This year, for the first time, CRDT begins its season at Old Town School of Folk Music with a 3-month residency that will include workshops for adults and kids as well as interactive performance events. This is the first one! Come see what it’s all about.


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Old Town School

4544 & 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 728-6000