DC 2018 Dance Slam

The award-winning interactive dance competition with a non-stop beat! Each work is five minutes or less and the audience votes for the winners! Come and decide for yourself.

Dance Slam 2018 Playbill

Saturday, November 3, 2018
at 8:00 PM

DC 2018 Future Stars

Showcasing fantastic young dance stars creating a forum for talented young choreographers to show the world that they are the future of dance!


Saturday, November 10, 2018
at 8:00 PM

DC 2018 Choreographic Conspiracy

A look at the work of young choreographers who conspire to change the boundaries of movement.


Saturday, November 17, 2018
at 8:00 PM

DC 2018 Duke It Out!

The Music Institute presents an unusual version of The Nutcracker, alternating music from the classical (Tchaikovsky) and jazz (Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn) scores with choreography curated by Dance Chicago. Musicians include members of Axiom Brass and Music Institute Ensemble-in-Residence Quintet Attacca in a performance that runs a family-friendly 60 minutes, followed by a festive holiday reception with refreshments and a photo booth with the artists.


Saturday, December 8, 2018
at 2:00 PM

DC 2019 Dances from the Heart

Featuring an amazing array of dance styles such as: aerial, tap, urban fusion, jazz, contemporary, stepping, Irish, Mexican folkloric, hiphop, urban/performance art and more!


Saturday, February 16, 2019
at 8:00 PM