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Yellow Towel by Dana Michel (Photo by: Ian Douglas)  Mon, Ma, Mes by Jack Ferver

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an experimental live performance series

February 19-March 4, 2016

The OnEdge performance series spotlights experimental dance, theater and genre-defying performances from national and international artists and companies. Performances include Bronx Gothic by Okwui Okposkwasili, Yellow Towel by Dana Michel, My Voice Has an Echo In It by Temporary Distortion, and Mon, Ma, Mes by Jack Ferver. Performances take place in locations throughout the city including the Chicago Cultural Center and Links Hall.

 

Performances

Okwui Okpokwasili  Bronx Gothic (Photo by: Darial Sneed)  The Institute of Failure, Broken Red Balloon Dog (Photo by: Hugo Glendinning)  Temporary Distortion  My Voice Has an Echo In It (Pictured left to right: Kenneth Collins and John Sully. Photo by: Stacey Collins)
Okwui Okpokwasili

Bronx Gothic

February 19-20, 2016

Links Hall

The Institute of Failure

Broken Red Balloon Dog

February 23, 2016

Chicago Cultural Center

Temporary Distortion

My Voice Has an Echo In It

February 26-March 1, 2016

Chicago Cultural Center

Dana Michel  Yellow Towel (Photo by: Maxyme G. Delisle) Jack Fever  Mon, Ma, Mes  
Dana Michel

Yellow Towel

February 26-27, 2016

Storefront Theater

Jack Fever

Mon, Ma, Mes

March 3-4, 2016

Chicago Cultural Center
 

 

Workshops and Discussions

Embodied Practice Workshop with Okwui Okpokwasili (Photo by: Ian Douglas)  Public Discussion with the black I body Curator Barak adé Soleil Discussion with Dana Michel (Photo by: Maya Fuhr)
Embodied Practice Workshop with Okwui Okpokwasili

February 21, 2016

Gallery 400
Public Discussion with the black I body Curator Barak adé Soleil

February 26, 2016

Immediately following the 7:30pm performance

Storefront Theater

Public Dialogue with Dana Michel

February 27, 2016

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative

Art School with Dana Michel: An Activator Class in Chorography (Photo by: Maxyme G. Delisle)
Art School with Dana Michel: An Activator Class in Chorography

February 28, 2016

Chicago Cultural Center, Dance Studio

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Dates:
February 19-March 4, 2016

 

 

 

Locations Include:

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
Gallery 400
400 S. Peoria St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative 
1456 E. 70th St.
Chicago, IL 60619
 

 

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

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

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 www.transitchicago.com