Chicago Dance Month 2015

Event Type

Chicago Dance Month is your chance to discover our city’s energetic and varied dance scene!

With more than 50 performances, events, and classes, many offered at a special Dance Month “Hot Deal” discount rate, as well as numerous opportunities to visit open rehearsals and catch free pop-up performances featuring a fantastic array of dance artists and organizations.

Special Events:

Open Doors: a series of exclusive FREE events that highlight Chicago dance companies in famous landmark buildings throughout the Loop. Locations include everything from hotels to furniture stores, and churches.

Open Spaces:  join the fun each Friday during rush hour for Thank Dance Its Friday! (TDIF), a FREE Pritzker Park dance series featuring 3-5 different companies each week..

The celebration comes to a dynamic close with a Chicago dance takeover of Block 37 on May 1 with a dance-filled indoor block party. From Ballet to Bollywood, and all styles in between, this action packed event offers something for everyone.  

Dance Month Performances begin March 28 and run through May 3. For complete listings, tickets and access to exclusive “Hot Deal” discounts, visit

Go See Dance!


Chicago Dance Month is Sponsored by the Driehaus Foundation, Sandbox Studio Chicago, Bannerville USA and Digital Black, Inc. 

Chicago Dance Month Partners include: DCASE, The Fine Arts Building, Modern Classics Furniture, Palmer House A Hilton Hotel, Chicago Loop Alliance, Ballet Chicago, First United Methodist Church, Block Thirty Seven, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago Park District, The Joffrey Ballet, Choose Chicago, The Cambrians, American Rhythm Center and the Auditorium Theatre. 

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