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Dance in the Parks’ mission is to bring free, professional dance performances to new audiences in the most accessible venues in Chicago—neighborhood parks.  We hope to expose audiences unfamiliar with dance to the art form as well as to local performers and choreographers in a relaxed, casual atmosphere.


Katie McCann

Brigitte Lenz

Nora-Cay Ryan

Keith Strom

Dance in the Parks is supported by The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation 

MacArthur Foundation
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

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Seeking male and female dancers proficient in contemporary, modern, ballet, and jazz dance styles for our summer season of outdoor performances in Chicago's parks.

Sunday, March 13, 2016
2-5:00 pm
Dovetail Studios - 2853 W. Montrose
Registration opens at 1:00pm
Bring a resume and photo. 
List additional styles you have professional proficiency in (tap, hip-hop, pointe, etc)


Dancers must be available for ALL rehearsal and performance dates and times.
Rehearsal period:
June 6-July 12
Monday-Thursday 9:30-3:00
No rehearsal Monday, July 4

Wednesday & Friday evenings, Saturday & Sunday afternoons
July 13, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 24, 27, 29, 30, 31
August 3, 5, 6, 7

Per performance pay

Audition will include ballet class, contemporary rep, and process-oriented movement generation with partnering.

Dancers who have worked for Dance in the Parks for less than 2 seasons will need to audition, again.
Can YOU help us take FREE art to Chicago's neighborhoods?

Please donate what you can. 
Every dollar helps.

Dance in the Parks is a 501(c)3 non-profit. Donations are deductible to the extent of the law.

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