DC 2019 Dance Slam

The award-winning interactive competition features dance groups performing against one another with the audience deciding their favorite. Each performance is five minutes or less and the crowd is encouraged to root, shout and vote for their favorites. Audience members will be invited to vote online (new this year) and the night’s winning performance will be invited to perform on Future Stars and other shows in 2019-20.

Saturday, November 2, 2019
at 8:00 PM

DC 2019 Future Stars

Future Stars showcases dancers and choreographers new to the Chicago dance scene. The event highlights some of the best new talent yet to emerge, giving the artists an opportunity to have their work performed in Chicago’s premiere festival and on one of the most beautiful stages in Chicago. The audience has a chance to witness history in the making.

Saturday, November 9, 2019
at 8:00 PM

Dance Chicago 25th Anniversary Party

This special program will feature legacy Dance Chicago Stars from the past 25 years and the best new talent on the Chicago dance scene.

Saturday, November 16, 2019
at 8:00pm

Stories of Dance – NEW

This program will feature established Chicago dance artists who are creating new works. From showcases to full-length performances, from cutting edge to traditional expositions in all dance forms.

Monday, Nov. 11 – Sunday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in Studio 2


DC 2020 Dances from the Heart

Dances from the Heart showcases the most romantic works from Dance Chicago performers featuring an amazing array of styles such as aerial, tap, urban fusion, jazz, contemporary, Irish, Mexican folkloric, hip-hop and more. The night is a beautiful way to celebrate Valentine’s Weekend with Chicago dance. Audience members will also receive complimentary treats courtesy of Eli’s.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
at 8:00 PM