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Our annual concert, Into the Forest is at

Links Hall on Friday March 9, Saturday March 10, and Sunday March 11.

We are very excited to create a new dance, Inside/Outside, with GUEST CHOREOGRAPHER-Peggy Lamb (bio below).  Also on the program is audience favorite Time & the River with original music by Fred Simon. 3 premieres by Lin Shook are Within the Silence, Can I Hear Me? and Call of the Wild.  Harvard Vallance returns with his new solo inspired by the poetry of Robert Frost.

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Peggy was a key member of the Dallas performance community for the better part of a decade, alternately playing founder, choreographer, director, dancer and collaborator in numerous projects.  Studying with Anna Halperin woke up her desire to teach movement in non-traditional settings.  Her work has been performed in cities across the country.  Her background includes an MA in Dance from American University in Washington, D.C. and post-graduate work in Movement Studies. The Dallas Morning News praised her work as “pushing the boundaries of decorum and sense.  She dances in Austin Texas with BodyShift. She has worked for 10 years with “Truth be Told”, teaching creative movement and writing to incarcerated women. Peggy currently owns a private massage and movement therapy business. Peggy is an author of three books, a creator of 3 DVD instructional sets, a teacher of massage therapists, a leader in her field. All of this comes from one feeling…..the desire to touch, to heal, and to be touched. 


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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April 30                       Performance at the Breakers Retirement Apartments, 1:00-1:45

April TBA                   Chicago Dance Month performances, open rehearsals

Workshops for the Nelkin Line and Creation of the Chicago Line                         

                    Thursday April 19 time & location TBD $5

                    Saturday and Sunday April 21 & 22. 2:30-4:00 location TBD $5

                    Sunday April 14 1:30-3:00 at Lin Shook Studio 4057 N. Damen Ave. $5

Tuesday April 24               Performance of the Nelkin Lin and the Chicago Line in Chicago Loop time TBD more info under upcoming performances.

May 24, 2018                      Made in Chicago  free noontime performance at the Harold  Washington Library Auditorium

July TBA                              Dancing in the Square Festival

October 2018                      Kids performance-DuPage Children’s Museum

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