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danceGathering Artist Applications Due

ADCAI is now accepting applications from Chicago-based artists looking to join us in Lagos, Nigeria for danceGATHERING 2020! All applications as due January 31, 2020. If you are interested, please click HERE for details. Questions? Please contact Bridgette at

Project Tool Premiere

Sweet Water Foundation 5749 S Perry Ave, Chicago

PROJECT TOOL is a dance and movement performance choreographed to enable the dancers to explore the relationship between mind, body, and tool—in part through the process of building their own dance floor as part of the performance. As the dancers investigate and engage to build a wood, sprung dance floor, they collaborate with tools as […]

Bates Dance Festival

Bates Dance Festival Bates College, Lewiston

Technology of the Circle Ozuzu and Onikeku are contemporary performance artists who approach improvisation through a shared transnational Africanness that is networked in the African Diaspora: Nigeria-US and Nigeria-France, respectively. This co-taught improvisational, process-based course is steeped in their respective understandings of Africanist aesthetics. Technology of the Circle will explore the circle as a structure […]