Programs is the most comprehensive source of information on Chicago’s vibrant and varied professional dance scene. The site has proven to be of great value to the public and non-profit dance organizations alike, providing free visibility to 200 companies, venues and presenters, and amassing a subscriber database of 10,500 dance devotees.
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MetLife’s New Stages for Dance Initiative
Audience Architects is partnering with Dance/USA and MetLife to launch the New Stages for Dance Initiative, an expansion of Dance/USA’s current program in Philadelphia, which now includes Chicago and San Francisco.  $42,500 will be granted to Chicago dance companies and artists to provide affordable access to quality venues. To learn more, click here.

Booking Referral Program
Beginning in 2008, Audience Architects staffed exhibit booths at the Midwest and national booking conferences in order to network with dance presenters and discuss the abundance of dance companies in Chicago. Rather than acting as agents, Audience Architects serves as a referral service, connecting presenters with dance companies and/or their agents. In 2010, we took this service to the next level and produced the first ever Chicago Dance Showcase at the 2010 Arts Midwest Conference in Indianapolis. The showcase featured nine Chicago dance companies and there were approximately 150 attendees including presenters from Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri.