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Chicago Dance Month
May 29, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - June 30, 2021 @ 12:00 am
See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering, “Chicago Dance Month.” “Chicago Dance Month” honors the artists and companies that are eager to get back in front of audiences through a full slate of live and virtual performances, classes and more from Chicago’s dance community.
In addition to the events listed below, See Chicago Dance will spotlight the work of dozens of artists and organizations during this citywide celebration. More information on Chicago Dance Month events and Hot Deal discount offers can be found at SeeChicagoDance.com.
EVENTS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED INCLUDE:
Chicago Dance Month Kick-Off Celebration
Navy Pier’s Lake Stage, 600 E. Grand Ave.
Saturday, May 29
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Featuring performances by Aerial Dance Chicago, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Mandala Arts, The Seldoms, in addition to an interactive lesson from May I Have This Dance.
Wave Wall Moves
Navy Pier’s Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand Ave.
Saturdays from June 5 –September 4
3 – 3:15 p.m.
Pop-up dance performances and interactive dance classes that will feature a rotating roster of dance companies each Saturday throughout the summer. Featuring performances by Culture Shock Chicago, Dance in the Parks, Desueño Dance, M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Matter Dance Company, Meadows Dance Collective, Sildance/Acrodanza, Winifred Haun & Dancers and more.
Chicago Dance Month “Scavenger Hunt”
McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Rd.
Wednesday, June 9 and Wednesday, June 30
4:30 – 6 p.m.
Audiences take a self-guided tour through the historic McKinley Park with site-specific performances happening throughout the park. Featuring performances by Bellydance by Phaedra, Dancing Petals, Helen Lee/Momentum Sensorium, Ishti Collective, Lawson Dance Theatre, Noumenon Dance Ensemble, Raks Inferno, RE|dance group, Synapse Arts, Yin He Dance and more.
Chicago Takes 10
Thursday, June 24
Chicago Takes 10 is a new virtual performance series sponsored by the Walder Foundation to provide support to performing artists and arts organizations who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Performances by Banks Performance Project, Clinard Dance’s Flamenco Quartet, Star Dixon and Donnetta ‘LilBit’ Jackson, Ambe’r Johnson & Ayanna London and Lee Na-Moo.