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Walking with ‘Trane, Urban Bush Women, photo by Rick McCollough.



Stephen Petronio & Company bring their Bloodlines project to the Dance Center this fall.

Coming UP!
Stephen Petronio & Company
October 1, 2 & 3, 2015 | 7:30 PM  

“The Bloodlines project is as admirable as it is ambitious…”
The New York Times

Don't miss this program of iconic choreography from post-modern masters -- from Merce Cunningham to Trisha Brown alongside Petronio's original work.


We’re Blogging!

Yes, in celebration of the start of our 42nd season, The Dance Center is launching our first-ever blog.  It’s dedicated to news, writings, visual content and whatever else we can think of that will help connect our dance artists and their ideas with our audiences and the many communities and organizations with whom...

Special event

Reading & Tony Orrico Performance: Petronio's Confessions of a Motion Addict

Saturday, October 3, 2015
2 - 4PM @ Defibrillator Performance Gallery
Hear Stephen Petronio read from his new book Confessions of a Motion Addict. Stephen will read while former Trisha Brown dancer Tony Orrico performs an eight-hour durational performance transforming an enormous piece of paper using his teeth. Signed copies will be available for purchase.

All performances begin at 7:30 pm


Stephen Petronio Company

October 1, 2 & 3, 2015  


Natya Dance Theatre

October 22, 23 & 24, 2015  


Camille A. Brown & Dancers

November 5, 6 & 7, 2015   


Giordano Dance Chicago

February 4, 5 & 6, 2016   


Urban Bush Women

February 18, 19 & 20, 2016  


Joe Goode Performance Group

March 10, 11 & 12, 2016   


Rennie Harris & Michael Sakamoto

March 31, April 1 & 2, 2016   

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