Lineage: The Black Dance Legacy Project

Event Type
Event Description

Experience the richly varied world of black dance in an evening featuring eight of Chicago’s homegrown dance companies. Ayodele Drum and Dance, Chicago Multicultural Dance Center, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Forward Momentum, Joel Hall Dancers & Center, Muntu Dance Theatre, Najwa Dance Corps, and Red Clay Dance perform a program of exhilarating repertoire works to launch the Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project, which celebrates the global impact of Chicago’s black dance heritage.

The Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project is a partnership of these eight Chicago dance companies, The Joyce Foundation, and The University of Chicago’s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and Office of Civic Engagement’s Community Programs Accelerator.


Running Time
2 hours
Dance Styles
Hip Hop
Modern / Contemporary
Tap / Rhythm
Traditional/Indigenous Dance
West African


Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

915 East 60th Street
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-2787