The Chicago Dancing Festival is one of my favorite summer programs. Chicago becomes the center of the dance universe when internationally-renown and local troupes converge on our stages to showcase ballet, modern and contemporary dancers in the largest dance festival in the country. Best of all, tickets to attend these stellar performances are free. The […]
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The Chicago Dancing Festival has brought free, world-class dance performances representing all dance genres to Chicago since 2007. This year the founders Lar Lubovitch and Jay Franke continue the tradition with world premieres, special commissions and two outdoor simulcasts. The first simulcast brings the August 20 Opening Night performances to the Pritzker Pavilion and Great […]
The Chicago Dancing Festival is a free, five-day event showcasing the best dance talent from across the country. This year the Chicago Dancing Festival has an amazingly diverse line-up including several Chicago dance companies. In anticipation of the upcoming August 20 – 24 festival, I asked Krithika Rajagopalan from Natya Dance Theatre about her dance company’s […]
The highly-anticipated Chicago Dancing Festival is this week from August 20 – 25. While three of the events are “sold out” there are three events that don’t require a ticket. Tuesday, August 21 Dancing Movies at the Museum of Contemporary Art This day of dance films features four screenings of dance on film that highlight […]