Linkup Fall Showcase Featuring performances by Linkup artists in residence Lily Emerson and Emma Draves.
1306—Ten Years Later The Dance Center of Columbia College celebrates ten years in its current space with a daylong event featuring performances, classes, workshops, and more.
Fall Series Hubbard Street Dance Company performs Arcangelo by Nacho Duato, Deep Down Dos by Alejandro Cerrudo, and a premiere by choreographer Victor Quijada.
Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Three evenings of performance presented by Nicole Gifford.
Gods, Monsters, and Heroes Innervation Dance Cooperative premieres a contemporary rock ballet based on Greek myths and set to the music of popular artists including Pink, Feist, and Coldplay.
The Thank-You Bar A performance/installation featuring dance, live music, storytelling, and visual image by Catalyst director-choreographer Emily Johnson.
For the Cause Inaside Chicago Dance’s fifth annual performance to benefit the Center on Halsted.
Diavolo Part dance, part gymnastics, and part spectacle.
Joffrey Ballet The All Stars program features After the Rain, The Concert (Or the Perils of Everybody), and Balanchine’s Stravinsky Violin Concerto and Tarantella.
In Pieces Striding Lion Performance Group celebrates its tenth anniversary with an evening of new dance theater works by Annie Bessara and Adriana Durant, featuring live music by Fluid Minds.
Luna Negra Dance Theater Contemporary Latin dance including the world premiere of Toda una Vida and a revival of Eduardo Vilaro’s Deshar Alhat.
Sankai Juku See Best Bet.
LiveLife.Dance! Performances by Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago.
Butoh 50 Years: A New Vision? Today: a performance by the Berkeley-based Harupin-Ha Butoh Company. Sunday: a showing of Chicago Butoh artists’ works.
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba Eighteen female dancers combine flamenco, ballet, and contemporary dance with Spanish and Afro-Cuban rhythms.
Tyler Tyler Yasuko Yokoshi and Masumi Seyama collaborate in a performance inspired by the Japanese epic Tale of the Heike.
Ballet Hispanico A fusion of ballet, modern, and Latin dances.
Ailey II Performance by Alvin Ailey’s sister company.
Eat to the Beat The River North Chicago Dance Company performs as part of an ongoing lunchtime series.
Fall Engagement A performance by the River North Chicago Dance Company, featuring a world premiere by choreographer Sidra Belle.
Rituals Afro-Haitian folk dance by Tamboula Ethnic Dance Company.
Global Rhythm 6 The Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents four concerts featuring local and international percussive arts ensembles.
Listings compiled by Robin Peterson
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