On March 30-May 18, See Chicago Dance ( SCD ), the dance industry's nonprofit service organization, will present the eighth annual Chicago Dance Monthwhich showcases the city's numerous and diverse opportunities to enjoy professional dance.
Chicago Dance Month Hot Deal ticket partners are offering as much as 25 percent off full-price tickets to their performances with offers available beginning Monday, March 16.
Returning for the second year is a day-long event focusing on health and wellnesslast year called the Day of Dancer Health, this year the Spring Health Fairwhich is expanding beyond dancers to include anyone working in the dance industry, on May 18 at the Menomonee Club Drucker Center, 1535 N. Dayton St.
Numerous free special events are taking place in partnership with Chicago Dance Month Sponsors. Events and participating companies to date include:
Chicago Dance Month Kickoff Celebration, March 30, 4:30—5:30 p.m., Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.;
Residencies and Open Studio Tuesdays, on March 31 as well as April 7, 14 and 21, 4:30—6 p.m., Chicago Cultural Center Dance Studio, 78 E. Washington St.
Dance Scavenger Hunt, May 4, 4:30—6 p.m., location TBD: a progressive event throughout the park featuring site-specific performances by Dancing Petals, Gauri Jog's Indian Dance School, LOUD BODIES, Movement Revolution Dance Crew, Noumenon Dance Ensemble, Perceptual Motion, Trifecta Dance Collective and Yin He Dance; and
Spring Health Fair, May 18, 8 a.m.—6 p.m., Menomonee Club Drucker Center, 1535 N. Dayton St.
For more information, visit SeeChicagoDance.com .