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DCASE Theater and Dance Program Application Procedures


Cultural Center PresentsDCASE Theater and Dance

  • Dates: September 2014-August 2015
  • Location: The Storefront Theater, Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, Chicago Cultural Center Dance Studio and other locations.
  • Genres: Theater, Dance, Performance
  • Submissions Accepted: January 15-March 17, 2014

Application will close at 5pm CST on March 17, 2014. There will be no exceptions and no extensions.

  • Your organization must be a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in the State of Illinois for at least 12 months prior to applying (must have been incorporated as of March 17, 2013).
  • Your organization must be a resident company in the City of Chicago with a valid street address (not P.O. Box).
  • Your organization must work within the following disciplines: Theater, Dance, Performance.
  • You cannot owe any outstanding debts to the City of Chicago. Any outstanding debt must be paid before space requests will be fulfilled.
  • You must apply for the presentation of Chicago premieres only. Preference will be given to those seeking to present a world premiere.
  • The presentation of your work must occur between September 2014 and August 2015.
  • Your organization may chosen to be presented through the DCASE Theater and Dance Program no more than 2 years in a row.


If you meet the above criteria and are interested in applying, please find the application here.



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