Kaleidoscope Choreographers Festival

Alliance Dance Company presents our 2nd Annual Choreographers Festival - Kaleidoscope.

Last year was a big success with the final show a sellout.  This year is even bigger.

If a Kaleidoscope operates on the principle of multiple reflection,
then this dance festival is truly such!

You will not want to miss a chance to see one of the most diverse dance festivals
in Chicago with works created by 25 choreographers from the Midwest region.

Over 60 pieces were submitted for consideration by committee to bring you
a different show each night!

Winter Wonderland presented by Chicago Tap Allstars

Join Chicago Tap Allstars on Saturday December 9th for an amazing afternoon of rhythm and dance at their Winter Wonderland event. This is your chance to see some of Chicago’s best tap dancers, companies, and live musicians together on one stage.

Featuring M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Chicago Tap Theatre, and brand-new collaborations between Chicago's premiere tap choreographers and performers, this is a show you do not want to miss.

Identity Performing Arts presents "Enliven", collaborating with filmmaker to further exploration of individuality


Identity Performing Arts held the premiere of its fall concert, “Enliven,” at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 7:30 pm. The night began with a warm introduction by Founder and Artistic Director, Ginny Ching-Yin Lo, and a jovial hello from collaborator and filmmaker Spence Warren.

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater Premieres New Work at Auditorium Theater


Deeply Rooted Dance Theater presented an evening of impeccable dance on November 3rd, 2023, at the Auditorium Theater. Their mixed bill was met by an enthusiastic audience that fed off the energy of the dancers on stage, and reciprocated with thunderous applause, vocal outcries of joy, and standing ovations for two of the five works presented.


Akram Khans "The Jungle Book Reimagined" Asks Us To Become Stewards Of Our Planet


Times have changed since the release of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, and London-based Akram Khan Company landed in Chicago’s Harris Theater November 9-11 to reflect these transformations. A regenerative masterpiece, Akram’s “Jungle Book reimagined” was beyond a production. It was a fully immersive revelation into what matters most—the bare necessities.

Three is a Magic Number: The Dance Journey of "3x3: 2023" Delivers Triple the Enjoyment

The fall premiere of The Seldoms' "3x3: 2023" mesmerized the audience at the Visceral Dance Center’s Ann Barzel Theater, November 4-5. The event premiered three awe-inspiring performances created by choreographers Deandra Alaba, Damon D. Green and guest artist Tina Diaz. Guided by the artistic vision of Carrie Hanson, each performance became a catalyst for introspection on identity and one’s connection to the surrounding space.

#GivingTuesday -Support Chicago Dance


This year, for the first time, See Chicago Dance is participating in #GivingTuesday, "a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.” As a service organization, we amplify, convene, produce, facilitate, and advocate for our dancing communities. See Chicago Dance needs your support to reach our goal of $25,000 by the end of the year.

Old Town School Unites Chicago Dance Scene at "Community"


Old Town School event “Community” celebrates that and so much more. When we hear the word community, ideas of togetherness and being with like-minded people surface to mind. Feelings of acceptance and belonging come into play and ultimately you found your “tribe” or “people.”

Those who attended Old Town School’s “Community, A Choreographer's Festival” were exposed to a display of the colorful and diverse dance scene in Chicago. I saw the support of both fellow dancers and dance lovers coming together, and being moved by meaningful, funny, and insightful pieces.