Elevate Chicago Dance: Oct 13 - Chicago Cultural Center

Event Type
Performance
Event Description

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

Thursday, October 13

Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.- 2nd Floor North

  • “Kurokami E{m}Urge #ChooseYourReality” by Yoshinojo Fujima aka Rika Lin (virtual reality dance experience through an Oculus headset) 10:00a, 10:30a, 11:30am, 12:00p, 12:30p G.A.R. Rotunda (Pre-Register Here.)
  • 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
  • "Intrinsic Duality: A Call & Response to the Lived Experience," forum/work-in-progress sharing by Enneressa Davis with Monique Haley 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

Running Time
All Day
Dance Styles
Hip Hop
Modern / Contemporary
Multi-disciplinary
Tap / Rhythm

Location

Chicago Cultural Center

78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 744-6630