What It's Like To Be Human

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Event Description

April 19 @ 7pm

Links Hall - 3111 N Western. Ave.

A part of the Chicago Human Rhythm Project's STOMPING GROUNDS DANCE FESTIVAL and presented by Links Hall.

What It's Like To Be Human is a new work by choreographer Tristan Bruns with additional choreography by collaborators Megan Davis, Jessica Tenbusch, Rachel Benzing and Kaytlin Bush. Following the performance will be a Q+L (Question and Listen) session and the comments you provide will directly affect the direction of the work in future performances. What It's Like To Be Human is a part of the Links Hall 40th Anniversary LINKAGES program.

The main performance of What It's Like To Be Human is April 19th at 7pm and is part of the Stomping Grounds Percussive Dance Festival presented by the Chicago Human Rhythm Project.

There will be a preview performance on Thursday, April 18th at 7pm and an invitation only matinee performance on Friday, April 19th at 2pm.

All ticket prices range from a standard $8 ticket, a $15 support the artist ticket and $40 support the artist AND Links Hall ticket.

TAPMAN PRODUCTIONS is a dance production company that produces original works as well as offering production assistance to local and traveling artists.

​STOMPING GROUNDS is a two-month, City-wide festival presented in distinct communities throughout Chicago showcasing many of the city’s most accomplished percussive dance companies. Throughout the festival, unique combinations of artists from multiple ensembles perform and teach in schools, community cultural centers and in a grand finale at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

LINKS HALL encourages artistic innovation and public engagement by maintaining a facility and providing flexible programming for the research, development and presentation of new work in the performing arts.

CHICAGO HUMAN RHYTHM PROJECT builds community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs.

Original promotional artwork by Matt Palenske, aka Consumer. Dig his art and music at https://soundcloud.com/consumermp

Running Time
35 mins
Dance Styles
Tap / Rhythm


Links Hall

3111 N. Western Ave. at Constellation
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 281-0824