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News Release: Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces its Theater and Dance Schedule for Spring and Summer 2015

 

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Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces Upcoming Theater and Dance Schedule for Summer/Fall 2015

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.

 

Theater Oobleck Song About Himself by Mickle MaherTheater Oobleck

Song About Himself by Mickle Maher

March 27-April 26, 2015

Previews: March 24-26, 2015

Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Song About Himself is set in a future where the Internet is a virus-ridden mess, and people communicate in little more than mumbles.

 

The Dance COLEctive and Peter Carpenter Performance ProjectRituals of Abundance for Lean TimesThe Dance COLEctive and Peter Carpenter Performance Project
Rituals of Abundance for Lean Times

May 1 & 2, 2015

Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60602

File under self-other collisions, aesthetic demolition, and spectacle on the go. Margi Cole and Peter Carpenter collaborate on an evening-length ensemble work focused on themes of mimicry and perspective.

 

Synapse Arts You’re So Stubborn (Rachel Damon Truth Lies photo by Matthew Gregory Hollis)Synapse Arts
You’re So Stubborn

May 15-17, 2015

Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Deception is a fascinating subject that intertwines relationships, identity and survival in Synapse Arts’ world premiere of Rachel Damon’s You’re So Stubborn. The elusive and omnipresent concept of trust is explored.