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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Our 6th season was so much fun!

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