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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. Single tickets go on sale July 1.

 

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  Odeon, photo by Matthew Murphy.

Odeon, photo by Matthew Murphy.

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Ephart Asherie Dance makes its Dance Center debut with Odeon, a high-octane new work set to the live music of Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth.

 

October 11-13, 2018

  Long Run, photo by Chris Kayden

Long Run, photo by Chris Kayden

Tere O'Connor Dance

Tere O’Connor returns to the Dance Center with Long Run. Hailed as a “choreographer’s choreographer” (Chicago Tribune), O’Connor transforms space through visual drama and elaborate structure.

October 18-20, 2018

  Futura, photo by William Frederking.

Futura, photo by William Frederking.

Hedwig Dances

Futura sweeps across the Dance Center stage in an eye-popping spectacle of bold geometry, rich theatrical movement, and a rousing musical score.

November 1-3, 2018

 
  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.