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STOMPING GROUNDS featuring Natya Dance Theatre, Chicago Dance Crash, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, & the Chicago Human Rhythm Project

  • Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue Chicago, IL, 60624 United States (map)

STOMPING GROUNDS is a free two-month citywide celebration of authentic, rhythmic dance companies from a variety of world cultures, including American tap, Spanish, Mexican, African, Indian, Native American, Hip-hop, and Irish dance. The series culminates with the grand finale at the Pritzker Pavilion in Milennium Park on Thursday, June 7.

The series visits Chicago's west side neighborhood on Wednesday, May 23rd at the Garfield Park Conservatory. This event will feature the Chicago Dance Crash and Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater alongside Natya Dance Theatre and the Chicago Human Rhythm Project in a narrated performance and Q&A with the audience. Our events are free and open to the public, but if you would like to support the arts and STOMPING GROUNDS, you may reserve a supporter ticket (available March 17).

NOTE: Ticket holders are allowed priority entry up to 10 minutes before showtime, otherwise seats will be given to those on the waitlist.

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STOMPING GROUNDS is Supported By:
-- The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) of the City of Chicago
-- Chicago Free For All Fund
-- Doris Duke Foundation
-- Dance USA

STOMPING GROUNDS Partner Venues:
-- Beverly Arts Center
-- Chicago Cultural Center
-- DuSable Museum of African American History
-- Garfield Park Conservatory
-- Irish American Heritage Center
-- National Museum of Mexican Art
-- Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park