Dance in the Parks’ mission is to bring free, professional dance performances to new audiences in the most accessible venues in the Chicago-land area—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 grateful for the support of several granting organizations: 

MacArthur Foundation
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Dance in the Parks is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events. This Program is partially supported by a Grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
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 IT'S 2015!

This summer will be our 7th season! 

We're trying to stay warm by thinking about dancing outside in the sun.

We'll be jumping for joy when it's above freezing.

Photo by Cheryl Mann Productions 
Dancers: Sarah Olson, Craig Miller, Gregory Blackmon, Cody Szarko

Please support our mission of bringing professional dance to all communities of Chicago. 

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

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