Hedwig in Your Community

Hedwig Dances engages with various local organizations in the Chicagoland area offering the company’s performance and teaching skills to the community by creating programming that is useful and relevant to its participants. Hedwig Dances has partnered with community centers, churches, nursing homes, libraries and cultural organizations to provide special events that open the art form of dance on an intimate and engaging level to the people of Chicago.

Considering Hedwig?

To discuss the options and opportunities surrounding bringing Hedwig to your community, contact our Managing Director, Ellen Shadle ellenshadle@hedwigdances.com

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The Dance Mobile

Our moveable dance performances brings the excitement of dance right to you. The Dance Mobile is an educational outreach program built to bring contemporary dance into the public sphere and allow audiences to engage with dance on a personal level. These family-friendly shows travel easily to various public locations (such as libraries, parks, community centers) and provide an up close view of the art of dance.

Educational Outreach

Hedwig Dances offers lectures, classes and performances that can be brought into your community for an in-depth, up-close connection to dance and dance-making. These educational outreach programs offer a personal view of Hedwig Dances’ unique viewpoint of dance and performing arts. Programs can travel to locations such as libraries, cultural centers, community centers or personal households—no space is too small. Program offerings include: salsa classes, Cuban dance seminars, children’s performances, choreographic lecture-demonstrations, and many more.

Photos by Maureen Janson Heintz