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Our 2018-19 Season features luminaries and emerging choreographers from across the country, our city, and beyond our borders. Subscribe today and save 25% as you join us in our anniversary season, celebrating 45 years in motion.

 

Upcoming

photo by: Hayim Heron

photo by: Hayim Heron

Shirley Mordine.

Shirley Mordine.

Urban Bush Women

Chicago favorites Urban Bush Women return with a radical re-imagining of a company classic. Hair & Other Stories, a multidisciplinary evening-length work that addresses matters of self-image, race, gender identity, and economic inequities—all through the lens of hair.

February 28, March 1-2, 2019

45th Anniversary Celebration!

Reminisce, Reconnect, and Celebrate!
Hosted by the witty and energetic Mr. Mattrick Swayze and featuring stories, videos, and performances, this party will celebrate our 45 years of excellence in contemporary dance.


March 16, 2019

 
David Rousseve/REALITY, from Stardust, photo by Yi Chun.

David Rousseve/REALITY, from Stardust, photo by Yi Chun.

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The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago is the city’s leading presenter of contemporary dance – bringing international, national, and local artists to Chicago audiences. The Dance Center has served as a focal point for dance and performance in Chicago since 1974.

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Urban Bush Women in Hep Hep Sweet Sweet, photo by Rick McCullough.

Urban Bush Women in Hep Hep Sweet Sweet, photo by Rick McCullough.

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Banner photo at top: Urban Bush Women in Hair and Other Stories, photo by Hayim Heron.