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May 27, 2016, 7:00pm - May 27, 2016, 8:00pm

Lou Conte Dance Studio

Support local! Join choreographers Tristan Bruns, Kristen Bernier, and Garrett Brady as they unveil new work. Guest moderator: TBA Entrance: $3 Experience: Priceless!

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Grateful for commUNITY spirit and conversation last night! Kudos to choreographers Kate O'Hanlon, Minnie Mendez, and Nat Wilson for exercising the muscle of courage. Thanks to audience members for bringing energy and ideas to the Lou Conte Dance Studio. ... See MoreSee Less

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About Us

Our commitment is to “Community” not “Company”, the Participatory, rather than the Proprietary. And having chosen this route, we are building a more robust dance community.

DanceWorks Chicago is committed to build a foundation for the individual artistic growth of dancers and choreographers, providing a laboratory from which early career artists propel themselves and the art form to a new level through training, collaboration, mentorship, and performance. Led with integrity by the recognized team of Andreas Böttcher and Julie Nakagawa, DanceWorks Chicago fills a niche in the dance ecosystem investing in and shining a spotlight on the individual artists. Dancers are encouraged to explore their technical capability as well as their artistic curiosity in an individualized and deeply personal approach with the goal of nurturing passionate, articulate artists able to make meaningful contributions to the art form. Choreographically, we look to uncover new voices while also embracing opportunities to connect with more established choreographers providing mentorship and perspective for all involved.
Welcoming the public to engage with the DanceWorks family to build context around the work of art is both our pleasure and our duty as a good dance citizen.