LAST CALL for this ENCORE PERFORMANCE featuring new work by Chicago-based choreographers Sydney Jones, Drew Lewis, Brian Martinez, Joanna Meccia, Joe Musiel, and Peyton Winker.
DanceWorks Chicago and Thodos Dance Chicago will donate $5 from each Encore Performance ticket sale to Community Bond Fund, a Chicago-based beneficiary selected by the artists of New Dances 2020. Your purchase supports Chicago artists and organizations exercising the muscles of courage in creativity and community!
GRATEFUL for UNDERWRITING of NEW WORKS by Marta Babson, Parke and Lena Ballantine, Pamela Crutchfield, Charlie Gardner and Patti Eylar, Lauren Vitale, and Ula Widawska!
New Dances 2020 continues its over 30-year tradition of providing an extensive in-house choreography incubation program for Chicago’s dance community with Melissa Thodos, Founder and Artistic Director of Thodos Dance Chicago, and Julie Nakagawa, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of DanceWorks Chicago, at the helm.
New Dances was founded by the Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble in the 1980s, in 2000 it found a new home with Thodos Dance Chicago. This year marks the 20th anniversary of New Dances being under the Thodos Dance Chicago umbrella, as well as the third year of New Dances being co-produced by TDC and DanceWorks Chicago.