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Students present their own work as the culmination of the course entitled 'Choreographic Project' in May 2014.

The Dance Center's comprehensive curriculum offers access to world-class guest artists, incredible faculty, a nationally recognized dance performance season, and real-life experience. Our students become part of Chicago's thriving arts community and develop distinctive artistic voices. As a student, you will be challenged.

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Coming up: Choreographic Project - May 1 + 2, 2014

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Creative Partners will present THE UNEXPECTED, an evening of performances featuring its partner companies: Blair Thomas & Co., eighth blackbird, and Lucky Plush Productions on Wednesday May 21st.

And COMING UP: the 2014 Eye on India Festival in June 2014.

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Dance Center Faculty Member Taisha Paggett performs in the 2014 Whitney Biennial

Guest lecturer to The Dance Center, taisha paggett, a Los Angeles-based artist whose work bridges the fields of visual art and dance, performs a durational work at the 2014 Whitney Biennial.  From April 16–20, her performance will appear during Museum Hours in the Anne & Joel Ehrenkranz Gallery, Museum Lobby at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Philadelphia breaker Raphael Xavier's recent residency at The Dance Center

Philadelphia rapper, breakdancer, choreographer, and producer Raphael Xavier recently visited The Dance Center to premiere his newest work The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance.  While he was here, he taught, participated in panels, led workshops, and hosted an MC Battle as part of a festival called B-Real: A Look Inside Urban Movements.

B-Real: A Look Inside Urban Movements in the News!

The Dance Center in the News: The Chicago Reader and The Chicago Tribune focus on The Dance Center's B-Real Festival with highlights on Compagnie Käfig and Raphael Xavier...

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