Hamlin Park Fieldhouse Theater

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The Hamlin Park Theater (HPT) is an intimate, black-box theater located in a beautiful 1910 prairie-style fieldhouse in the heart of Chicago's vibrant Roscoe Village neighborhood.

The theater is operated as a community dance space by the Chicago Moving Company/CMC in partnership with the Chicago Park District, and hosts performances, workshops, classes, Artists-in-Residence, and more.  Contact the Chicago Moving Company for additional performance or rental information. 

At the Hamlin Park Theater -  2018-19 Season (Oct - Jun) 

Oct 4/5 - "CAPTURED", Kimberly Baker/Charlique Rolle

Nov 8/9 - MDC - Mazi Dance Chicago

Nov 15/16 - Sway Dance Chicago

Nov 29/30 - "MOVED", Columbia College Chicago/Dance

Dec 6/7 - U N T E T H E R E D (week one), multi-artists perform new works - Mark Kater, Wilson Tanner, Smith, Danielle Gilmore, Corinne Imberski

(In collaboration with Art Union Humanscape, the culmination of AUH's "Finding Nature" workshop).

Dec 14 - U N T E T H E R E D (week two),  "Cartographic Body" : : a participatory treasure hunt.  Part of Lindsay Hopkins installation, "Body Mapping".

Jan 10/11, 17/18 - RE|Dance

Feb 14/15 - Elements Ballet

Mar 14/15 - DePaul Dance Company

Mar 21/22 - Megan Rhodes

April 11/12 - Columbia College Chicago

April 18/19 - Synapse Dance "New Works"

May 2/3 - Dance Shelter

June 6 - New Trier Dance Company


Selected Programs at the Hamlin Park Theater include:

The Performance Project - supportive, subsidized rentals of the theater for dance artists producing  their own work.  Contact Chicago Moving Company.

Dance Shelter, annual concert of new dance works by the Chicago Moving Company, its artists-in-residence and affiliate artists.  May 2019

The JIM (Joy in Moving), annual 3-week summer dance project with workshops, classes, practice, performances in contemporary dance, somatic forms, and movement practices with noted Chicago and guest artists as faculty/performers.  

Guest Artists workshops 

more info about Hamlin Park Theater available at http://www.chicagomovingcompany.org




Dance Classes

300+ classes/year for ages 18 months - seniors in Modern dance, yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Improvisation, Feldenkrais, more.  Full schedule at www.chicagomovingcompany.org

The JIM (Joy in Moving), annual 3-week summer dance project providing experiences 7 days week, 10 hours/day in movement technique, practice, improvisation, creation, somatics, and performance led by noted dance artists from Chicago and beyond.


Small lot on south side of the building

Plentiful street parking available on Hoyne, Barry and Welllington streets bordering the park

Racks for bicycle parking; Divvy (rent-a-bike station) at Wellington and Damen

Accessible by Belmont or Damen bus.  Belmont bus connects to Blue or Red Line trains.  .

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary
Skill Levels
Adult Beginner
Age Levels
Young Adults

Upcoming Events at this Venue

Performance | Project Bound Dance
Performance | Project Bound Dance


Hamlin Park Fieldhouse Theater

Hamlin Park Theater, Hamlin Park Fieldhouse 3035 N. Hoyne
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 880-5402


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