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The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces its Fall Theater and Dance Schedule

Daniel Barrow  The Thief of Mirrors Roger Guenveur Smith, Rodney King (Photo by: Patti McGuire)

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.


TUTA Theatre Chicago The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret)TUTA Theatre Chicago
The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret)

Previews: October 14-16, 2014; Performances: October 17-November 16, 2014

Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St.

The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret) is a hauntingly funny new play, with music, about the hottest topics of today. TUTA’s world premiere collaboration is written and composed by Slovenian artist Martin Marion, and directed by TUTA Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone.

The Sun King (Credit: Tarot Card design by Margo Joy Ruter. Photos by Topher Alexander)


Morgan Thorson  YOUSpinOff

Contemporary dance made in the Midwest.

J. Soto

The Conviction of Pearl Dakota

November 7 & 8, 2014

Elements Contemporary Ballet with Baroque Band

The Sun King, A Contemporary Ballet in One Act

November 13-15, 2014

Deborah Hay, Alva Noë, and Michèle Steinwald

Reorganizing Ourselves

November 15, 2014


Morgan Thorson


November 21 & 22, 2014


The Bitch Tracks

November 21, 2014

You’re So Stubborn directed by Rachel Damon of Synapse Arts

November 22, 2014



OnEdge, Kyle deCamp Urban Renewal picturedOnEdge

January 16-February 1, 2015

An experimental theater, dance and performance series.

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