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Our 2019-2020 Season brings an abundance of new artists to our stage while also renewing our commitment to the Chicago dance community. Join us in our 46th Season - create your own season and get 25% off with a unique subscription. Subscribers will also get first access to reserve a spot at the overnight Emily Johnson experience at Calumet Park. Single tickets will go on sale July 1.
then a cunning voice and A Night We Spend Gazing At Stars
off-site at Calumet Park
September 28, 2019
All Night Performance
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.
"It’s a sleepover to beat all sleepovers.”
— New York Times
Emily Johnson’s newest work weaves together stories and performance with the exchange of ideas, the sharing of food, and the endurance of spending a night together outside at Calumet Park.
d. Sabela grimes
Thursday - Saturday,
October 10-12, 2019
At 7:30 p.m.
“One of a mere handful of artists who make up the vanguard of hip-hop fusion” (Los Angeles Times), d. Sabela grimes’s ELECTROGYNOUS imagines liberated Black bodies at the celebratory center of the work.
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Banner photo at top: Kimberly Bartosik/Daela in I hunger for you, photo by Jim Coleman.