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Summer Dance Off Celebration

In collaboration with Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE)Audience Architects presents Dance Village, a summer celebration highlighting various forms of dance through neighborhood competitions, with finale performances at a day-long dance festival in Millennium Park!

Dance Village will take place on Saturday, August 26th from 12-6 pm at Wrigley Square in Millennium Park. This event is open to the public, and all are welcome to enjoy the festivities.

Dance Village Stage Schedule

12:00 – M.A.D.D Rhythms – Tap Dance Performance

12:15 – Meher Dance Company – Bollywood Dance Performance

12:30 – Concert Dance Inc – Contemporary Dance

12:45 – Ballet Chicago – Classical Ballet Performance

1:00 – NAJWA Dance Corps -West African Mini Dance Class

1:15 – Ginger Jensen Choreography – Contemporary Dance

1:30 – Sarita Smith – Childs – Groove 3: Dance Exercise Mini Class

1:45 – Mandala Arts – Classical and Contemporary Indian Dance

2:00 – Ballet 5:8 – Classical Ballet Performance

2:15 – RE|dance – Contemporary Dance Performance

2:30 – Red Clay Dance Youth EnsembleAfro – Contemporary Dance

2:45 – Duncan Dance Chicago  – Isadora Duncan Dance Performance

3:00 – Dancing PetalsTraditional Kathak India Dance

3:30 – Stomping Ground MovementBreaking /  Capoeira

3:45 – Yin He Dance CompanyClassical Chinese and Folk Dance

4:00 – Chicago Swing Dance Community –  Swing Dance Performance

4:15 – Movement Revolution Dance CrewHip – Hop and Breaking

4:30 – Off Center Project   – Classical Ballet Performance

4:45 – Joel Hall Dancers  – Jazz Dance

5:00 – BeMoved  – Dance Fitness Mini Class

5:15  – NOMI Dance Company Contemporary Dance Performance

5:30 – Evanston Dance Ensemble – Contemporary Dance Performance

5:45 – Aloha Center Chicago Hula and South Pacific

Dance Village Expo

Explore our all-day Dance Village Expo to learn more about dance in Chicago! Dance companies, businesses, and other arts and culture organizations will be assembled to share ways to get involved. Stop by the tables to learn about classes, performances, and resources available to dance lovers like you! Participating organizations will include:

Aloha Center Chicago
Audience Architects
Arts and Business Council/Chicago Cultural Alliance
Ballet 5:8
Ballet Chicago
BeMoved Dance
Esoteric Dance Project
Harvest Contemporary Dance Festival
Mandala Arts
May I Have this Dance
Meher Dance Company
NAJWA Dance Corps
Old Town School of Folk Music
Red Clay Dance Company
The Watering Can
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