STOMPING GROUNDS |FREE| 04/03-06/02


Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theatre, Mexican Folkloric Dance Company, Muntu Dance Theatre (African and African-American),Trinity Irish Dance Company, GuGu Drum Group of Shanghai.
Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) spotlights Chicago’s exceptional and diverse percussive dance community with the third annual citywide STOMPING GROUNDS series, culminating with the grand finale at the Studebaker Theater in the Fine Arts Building. Showcasing African, Irish, Mexican, Spanish, Chinese and American cultural traditions, this multi-performance event is a celebration of the rhythmic arts that connects diverse communities through rhythm.
The 2017 series features the following Chicago companies:
Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theatre, Mexican Folkloric Dance Company, Muntu Dance Theatre (African and African-American),Trinity Irish Dance Company, GuGu Drum Group of Shanghai (May 2 only)
Saturday, April 8 – 7:30pm
National Museum of Mexican Art
featuring the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company, Trinity Irish Dance Company, and Muntu Dance Theatre
Saturday, April 15 – 7:30pm
DuSable Museum of African-American History
featuring Muntu Dance Theatre, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, and Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater
Saturday, April 29 – 7:30pm
Irish American Heritage Center
featuring the Trinity Irish Dance Company, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, and Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater
Tuesday, May 2 – 7:00pm
Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building
featuring Gugu Drum Group of Shanghai
Paid Tickets Required
Saturday, May 13 – 7:30pm
Beverly Arts Center
featuring Muntu Dance Theater, Trinity Irish Dance Company, and Mexican Folkloric Dance Company
Wednesday, May 24 – 6:00pm
Garfield Park Conservatory
featuring Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, and Mexican Folkloric Dance Company
Grand Finale:
June 2, 2017 at 7:30pm
This year’s culminating concert celebration is completely FREE!
As the culminating event, all five dance ensembles featured in Stomping Grounds will perform an awe-inspiring rhythmic spectacle, one evening only at the Studebaker Theater in the Fine Arts Building.
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