Are You Afraid of Burlesque?

2021-10-20T14:14:42-05:00October 19th, 2021|

A curated collection of burlesque performances inspired by urban legends, true crime, and campfire tales, this devilishly delightful digital show is sure to be spine-chilling and thrilling!

Carnival of Animals / The Firebird

2022-05-05T14:40:48-05:00May 5th, 2022|

A&A BALLET, one of the fastest-growing performing arts and educational organizations in Chicago, under the artistic direction of Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik, presents a new Family Dance Series at the Athenaeum Theater.

Chicago Academy for the Arts Spring Dance Concert

2022-05-05T14:34:43-05:00May 5th, 2022|

The Chicago Academy for the Arts Dance Department is comprised of some of the Midwest’s most talented young dancers. The ensemble aims to preserve world-class works set on Academy dancers, and to promote its students as youth ambassadors in the dance community.


2022-06-02T16:11:24-05:00June 2nd, 2022|

Creatv is a new contemporary dance show created by Megan Rhodes. It is an intimate look at the experience of being an artist and the constant pressure to create.

Imagine Better

2022-07-25T16:09:06-05:00July 25th, 2022|

Imagine Better is a breathtaking mixed bill celebrating diversity with four ballets by Ballet 5:8’s Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager and Matthew Rushing, Associate Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.

New Dances 2022

2022-06-07T16:21:17-05:00June 7th, 2022|

Celebrate Chicago Dance Month and get up close and personal with dance and dancers through a performance of New Dances 2022!

Newport Zouk

2021-11-05T22:17:14-05:00September 9th, 2021|

Welcome to Newport Zouk University! Join us at The Newport Theater in Chicago for Brazilian Zouk classes, práticas, and socials.

Raks Geek

2021-10-20T16:19:55-05:00October 20th, 2021|

Hang with the bellydancing Wookiee, firespinning superheroes, and sword-wielding villains for a brand-new production of fire, cosplay, and wonder every other month.

Raks Geek: Into the Multiverse

2022-02-27T21:14:35-05:00February 27th, 2022|

Experience nerd delight! Hang with the belly dancing Wookiee, fire-spinning superheroes, and sword-wielding villains for a brand-new production of fire, cosplay, and wonder every other month - we'll pay tribute to everything from X-Men to Star Wars, Doctor Who to Silent Hill, Super Mario Bros to Sandman.

Raks Inferno

2021-10-20T14:09:19-05:00October 20th, 2021|

Celebrate the holiday season with an intimate circus cabaret featuring artists who have performed around the world!

The Art Deco Nutcracker

2021-10-20T14:29:29-05:00October 4th, 2021|

Set in 1920's America, A&A BALLET's The Art Deco Nutcracker, featuring Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, is a fresh, yet traditional take on the beloved holiday favorite with a sumptuous costume and set design inspired by the unique sophistication of the Art Deco era.

The Blackest Berry Dancing African Diasporas

2023-04-03T09:48:48-05:00April 3rd, 2023|

“The Blackest Berry: Dancing African Diasporas” celebrates Black joy and being wrapped in a blanket of Blackness. A mainstage performance that wraps us all in a rich heritage of storytelling that everyone will be inspired by.

When Day Comes

2022-07-25T16:24:03-05:00July 25th, 2022|

Winifred Haun & Dancers kicks off their 25th Season Celebration with the premiere of a new work “When day comes”.