Theater and Dance

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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.


Project Tool (Photo credit: Javon Landry)Project Tool

January 25-February 9, 2018


Dancers, using handheld tools and legacy processes, explore the relationship between mind, body and tool.


Rosy Simas, Skin(s)Rosy Simas, Skin(s)

February 8-10, 2018


Skin(s) shares the beauty and diversity of how Native people identify and examines the contradictions, pride, joy, pain and sorrow that arise out of our many dimensions of identity.


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