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Oct13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Elevate Chicago Dance 2022 – Chicago Cultural Center


YEAR OF CHICAGO DANCE. WHAT’S NOW, WHAT’S NEXT. A CROSS-TOWN FESTIVAL OF DANCE MADE IN CHICAGO.

  • “Kurokami E{m}Urge #ChooseYourReality” by Yoshinojo Fujima aka Rika Lin (virtual reality experience through an Oculus headset) 10:00a, 10:30a, 12:00p, 12:30p G.A.R. Rotunda
  • Talk and demonstration with audience participation, including a re-staging of a historical dance by Shirley Hall Bass with original members of the Dyerettes and Sammy Dyer School of the Theatre alumni 11:15am Claudia Cassidy Theater
  • “By Way Of Taps: A J Dilla Tribute” by Nico Rubio 1:00pm Claudia Cassidy Theater
  • Workshop forum/works-in-progress sharing by Enneressa Davis with Monique Haley, including a screening of “COVID Hotel” 2:00pm Claudia Cassidy Theater
  • Bomba open jam session and workshop by Ivelisse “Bombera de Corazon” Diaz 3:30pm G.A.R. Hall
  • “Queering Career: a Conversation with Queer Dancemakers,” a panel hosted by Lydia Jekot with Damon Green, Jenn Freeman / Po’Chop, Irene Hsiao, Erin Kilmurrary, and Darling Shear 4:30pm Claudia Cassidy Theater (Also streaming on Twitch.)
  • “What the Buck, Who the Jack..?” by BraveSoul Movement and Chi Buck Movement 5:45pm G.A.R. Hall
  • Virtual Festival Opening [Twitch] 5:30pm

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