Open call for Dance Lecture/Demonstrations

Event Type
Event Description

The Chicago Public Library is holding an open call for local dance companies or choreographers to perform new works for a new series called "Made in Chicago", in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, located in the lower level of the Harold Washington Library Center in the Fall of 2015 and Spring of 2016. This series provides and opportunity to present new works to the community.

Individual performance / lecture demonstrations are scheduled for the last Thursday of the month at 12:15 PM
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Your program should last between 30-60 minutes. The Harold Washington Library Center is located at 400 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605.

The Library will publicize the series and each event, as well as provide technicians for lights and sound and up to three hours of rehearsal time.  Unfortunately, there is no financial compensation for these performances

ELIGIBILITY: Dance companies or choreographers who live or work in the Chicago area (City and suburbs.)

TO BE CONSIDERED PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING (All in one document if possible):
- Resume or CV or a link to a public relations page
- Contact information including email, home-business address and phone numbers
- A brief description of your proposed performance (include approximate running time)
- A DVD or digital link to a recent performance and include credits regarding the title, choreographer, performers, date, location and running time

Dance Styles
Tap / Rhythm
Musical Theater
Modern / Contemporary
Circus Arts
Ballroom / Social Dance
Traditional/Indigenous Dance
Hip Hop
Aerial Dance