chicago dance month

See Chicago Dance is gearing up for our 10th anniversary of Chicago Dance Month, taking place June 1 - June 30, 2022!  Featuring a rich schedule of performances, classes, and events throughout June (many of which are free or deeply discounted through Hot Deals), Chicago Dance Month has something to offer all of the expected thousands of attendees and dance enthusiasts throughout Chicago. 

Dance Month Opening Celebration

Help us kickoff the summer with a performance at Navy Pier’s beautiful Lake Stage.
May 28, 3:00–5:00PM


Thursday Pier Dance
New event this year for Dance Month: Teach an introductory dance lesson to movers of all ages and skill levels at Navy Pier’s City Stage.
Thursdays, June 2 through June 30, 5:00–6:00PM


Wave Wall Moves
A short 15–20 minute time slot to perform an excerpt or teach a short class to tourists and visitors on Navy Pier’s Wave Wall Stage.
Saturdays, June 4 through August 22, 3:00–4:00PM


On the Move
Perform in a progressive episodic dance event that will feature a series of short, site-specific pieces. Winding through public spaces, audiences will be invited to follow a map and discover hidden pockets of digestible performances. This event is in partnership with the Chicago Park District and Night Out in the Parks (locations TBD).
June 8 or 9, 4:30–6:00PM
June 22 or 23, 4:30–6:00Pm