*** MARCH 20, 2020

PLEASE NOTE, ALL PROGRAMS ARE ON HIATUS AS WE ALL ADJUST TO AND MANAGE THE HEALTH CRISIS.

 

IN THE MEANTIME, WE ARE SHARING ART VIA FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM AS WELL AS EMAIL. 

STAY WELL. 

Company Class with Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre - March 2020

Attention pre-professional & professional dancers! 
Widen your network and train alongside the working professionals in our company. This is an opportunity to introduce yourself to us while you build your skills.

 

Drop In Fee: $10 per class (Eventbrite, cash, or Venmo)

Schedule: Tue, Thu & Fri, 9:30 - 11 am; schedule subject to change, check Facebook for updates

March 2020 - all dates @ Extensions Dance Studio (3933 N Elston Ave, Chicago)

March 10, 12, 13 

March 17, 19, 20 

March 24, 26, 27 

March 31

 

Spring Showcase & 2020 Sneak Preview

April 16, 2020

Old Town School of Folk Music has suspended concerts until the end of March in response to directions from local health officials. We are currently considering how to share our Spring Showcase and 2020 Sneak Preview in case that suspension is extended to include our April 16 event. Stay tuned.

Spring Showcase and 2020 Sneak Preview

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall at Old Town School of Folk Music (4545 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago)

 

Re-live highlights from 2019 and be the first to glimpse what’s in store for 2020. This event will include performances from

- Place Between Earth & Sky (2019) – “A sensual, symbolic work by choreographer Shannon Alvis, set to highly charged music of Clarice Assad” Splash Magazines 

- Sneak Preview - Soul Remedy – work in progress – music by Chicago jazz legend Pharez Whitted

- Sneak Preview - Complicating Incidents– work in progress –choreography by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago alumna Alice Klock

- American Catracho (2019) by Wilfredo Rivera and Joe Cerqua – “has all the signs of a classic and should be seen on stages far beyond Chicago” WTTW

Inside/Out with Complicating Incidents

June 25, 2020

We return to Dovetail to launch Inside/Out 2020 with a preview and discussion of a brand-new work in progress - Complicating Incidents by Alice Klock and Clarice Assad. Join us!

This year Hubbard Street Dance Chicago alumna Alice Klock and Grammy-nominated Brazilian composer Clarice Assad will explore family love and responsibility in tension with individuality and our selfie culture. Don't miss this chance to experience and respond to the first preview of this new collaboration, performed by members of our company.

Tickets $8 in advance, $15 at the door.
TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE UNTIL NOON ON DATE OF EVENT. AFTER THAT, TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

Inside/Out with Identity City

July 23, 2020

We return to Studio5 with Inside/Out for a preview and discussion of a brand-new work in progress - Identity City by Cerqua Rivera Cofounder and Artistic Director Wilfredo Rivera. Join us!

Together with fellow Cerqua Rivera Cofounder Joe Cerqua and choreographer Shannon Alvis, Wilfredo will lead an examination of evolving concepts and acceptance (or not) of gender identity. Don't miss this chance to experience and respond to the first preview of this new collaboration, performed by members of our company.

Tickets $8 in advance, $15 at the door.
TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE UNTIL NOON ON DATE OF EVENT. AFTER THAT, TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

Inside/Out with Soul Remedy

August 06, 2020

Join us for the first time at Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center near Chinatown for a preview and discussion of a brand-new work in progress - Soul Remedy by Monique Haley and Pharez Whitted. Join us!

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Jazz Director Pharez Whitted and 3Arts Award winner Monique Haley will explore the Aesthetic of the Cool, a phenomenon rooted in the Black American experience. Don't miss this chance to experience and respond to the first preview of this new collaboration, performed by members of our company.

Tickets $8 in advance, $15 at the door.

TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE UNTIL NOON ON DATE OF EVENT. AFTER THAT, TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

America / Americans - the fall concert series

October 09, 2020

October 9 & 10 - America/Americans, the fall concert series - 8 pm @ Studio5 Performing Arts Center

See our 2020 new work in full production, performed by our complete Dance Ensemble and Jazz Band. World Premieres of

- COMPLICATING INCIDENTS, by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago alumna Alice Klock and Grammy-nominated Brazilian composer Clarice Assad, exploring family love and responsibility in tension with individuality and our selfie culture

- IDENTITY CITY, by cofounders Wilfredo Rivera and Joe Cerqua with Shannon Alvis, examining evolving concepts and acceptance (or not) of gender identity

- SOUL REMEDY, by 3Arts Award winner Monique Haley and Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Jazz Director Pharez Whitted, exploring the Aesthetic of the Cool, a phenomenon rooted in the Black American experience

2020 Benefit Performance Honoring Sandra McNaughton

October 24, 2020

7:30 pm performance

9:00 pm reception with the company

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre enthusiastically invites you to a special performance of our 2020 Concert honoring long-time friend of the company Sandra McNaughton.

Ticket includes concert admission and post-show wine, hors d’oeuvres and dessert reception with the company.

** Can't join us? Make a donation today and you'll be there in spirit!

TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE UNTIL NOON ON DATE OF EVENT. AFTER THAT, TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

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