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:
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
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. .