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OnEdge offers Experimental Theater and Dance January 16 – February 1


an experimental theater, dance and performance series

January 16 -February 1, 2015

OnEdge dives into themes of identity, modernity and spirituality challenging the audience to reexamine life and culture through intense, contemporary performances by emerging and mid-career artists such as Roger Guenveur Smith (Los Angeles), Richard Maxwell (New York), Michelle Boulé (New York), Eric Hoff & Jesse Morgan Young (Chicago), Daniel Barrow (Montreal) and Kyle deCamp (New York). The series also includes workshops with some of the guest artists.

Performance and workshop locations include the Storefront Theater (66 E. Randolph St.), the Jay Prtizker Pavilion in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.), the DuSable Museum of African American History (740 E. 56th Place), Links Hall (3111 N. Western Ave) and Beauty Bar (1444 W. Chicago Ave).

Some performances are first-come, first-serve and for others we suggest reserving in advance. Please see each individual show page for more information.



Kyle deCamp Urban Renewal  Salonathon  Daniel Barrow   The Thief of Mirrors
Kyle deCamp

Urban Renewal

January 16 & 17, 2015

Storefront Theater



Salonathon: HERE & NOW

January 19 & 26, 2015

Beauty Bar

Daniel Barrow

The Thief of Mirrors

January 22 & 23, 2015

Storefront Theater

Roger Guenveur Smith, Rodney King (Photo by: Patti McGuire) Jesse Morgan Young and Eric Hoff  REVIVAL Rosalie Ann Kaplan Ads (Photo by: Paula Court)
Roger Guenveur Smith

Rodney King

January 24, 2015

The DuSable Museum of
African American History

Jesse Morgan Young and Eric Hoff


January 28-31, 2015

Millennium Park

On stage at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion

New York City Players


January 30 & 31, February 1, 2015

Storefront Theater

Michelle Boulé    WONDER    
Michelle Boulé


January 30 & 31, 2015

Links Hall




 Roger Guenveur Smith, Rodney King (Photo by: Patti McGuire)  Michelle Boulé    WONDER
Making Theater

with Roger Guenveur Smith

January 25, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center

Performance Practice

with Michelle Boulé

February 1, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center



DCASE Theater & Dance
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) presents an ongoing performing arts series that showcases both emerging and established music, theater, dance and multi-disciplinary artists at the Chicago Cultural Center and other venues. Dedicated to capacity building in the arts, DCASE hires the artists and provides performance space as well as technical and marketing support.




January 16 - February 1, 2015





Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60602
Millennium Park
Jay Pritzker Pavilion

201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
DuSable Museum
of African American History
740 E. 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
Beauty Bar
1444 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642


Public Transportation:
Parking: There are multiple parking garages in the immediate vicinity, including the Millennium Park Garages and 20 East Randolph.

Please note that we are no longer able to validate parking.


Public Transportation:

El: Pink, Orange, Green, Brown, Purple to Randolph; Blue to Washington; Red to Lake.

Bus: 3, 4, 6, 10, 14, 26, 143, 144, 146, 147, 151, 157. Metra and South Shore to Millennium Station.

For more travel information, visit