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Yin He Dance at Summerdance Celebration August 25th 2019
Yin He Dance at SummerDance

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The Year of Chicago Dance is a celebration of Chicago’s thriving and diverse dance community. Our city is home to some of the premier contemporary and ballet companies in the country and the birthplace of footwork and other influential dance styles.

From the Black Dance Legacy Project to Elevate Chicago Dance Festival, the Year of Chicago Dance will activate Chicago’s dance industry with performances and special events in dozens of venues throughout the city.

Discover all the ways to celebrate the #YearofChicagoDance.


Reclamation: The Spirit of Black Dance in Chicago

Don't miss this electrifying free dance concert by the Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project in iconic Millennium Park.

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Year of Chicago Dance events

Experience classic ballets, creative new works, exciting contemporary performances, and more.

Booms Day

Ruth Page Center for the Arts



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