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What the Audience Said about our March Concert at Links Hall: 
Shook’s work just keeps getting better and better…she is a hidden gem in the Chicago dance scene.”

Thanks for the delights!”

“Having children in Into the Silence was absolutely brilliant!

“Kudos to Lin Shook’s ability to draw out the unique talents of the dancers and touch our hearts.” 

“It was inspiring and heartwarming to see such a wide range of ages performing together.  

“Excellent performance!”


Dancing in the Square Festival

Sunday July 15, 6-7:30pm

NorthCenter Town Square, 4100 N. Damen Ave. by the CVS  

Watch some great dancing, Learn some new dance moves and groove to live music

Free and fun for all ages! 

See RE/Dance, Rick Neuhaus & the Bandcamp All-Stars, Perceptual Motion, Inc. and more! 

Special thanks to Activate! Chicago, the NorthCenter Chamber of Commerce & the Illinois Arts Council Agency



Inside, Dancing Out


Perceptual Motion is a multi-generational modern dance company comprised of dynamic and accomplished dancers in Chicago, Illinois. We dance with passion, grace, and a commitment to bringing the joy of dance into people’s lives. Perceptual Motion dancers bring a wealth of expressive wisdom from their diverse life experiences.  PMI’s (Perceptual Motion Inc.) programming explores and celebrates the powerful impact of dance in our lives. In 2006, the National Center for Creative Aging honored Perceptual Motion as one of six organizations nationwide named Selected Best Practices in Dance for Older People.


Perceptual Motion, Inc. engages dancers of mixed generations to create inspiring images and meaningful artistic experiences that open awareness, challenge perceptions, and create community.

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  May 24, 2018                Made in Chicago  performance – Harold Washington Library

Workshops for the Nelkin Line and Creation of the Chicago Line

Tuesday April 24         Performance of the Nelkin Line and the Chicago Line at the Agora sculptures– 1135 S. Michigan Ave,  (Michigan Ave & Roosevelt Rd)

Monday, April 30         Performance at the Breakers Retirement Apartments

Monday, April 30         Chicago Dance Month outdoor performance-Starts at the Chicago Cultural Center



July-September                 Pop up performances of the Chicago Line

October 2018                      Kids performance-DuPage Children’s Museum

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