Dancing in the Square

Sunday July 31 from 5:30-7pm

Join Lin Shook & Perceptual Motion, Inc., Kathi Beste and dance artists from Flamenco Arts and others the NorthCenter Town Square at Damen and Lincoln Ave. Dancing in the Square is a neighborhood dance festival now in its 4th year.

The festival is free and fun for people of all ages!

 A major goal of the festival is to give audiences opportunity to see and learn about various genres of dance through performance and hands on activities with the dancers. In the past we have had Modern Dance, Tahitian Dance, Middle Eastern Dance, Tribal Belly dance and Flamenco.

Come watch, learn, and dance!


 Dancing in the Square Call for Dance Groups

Looking for dance groups  for Dancing in the Square 2016.  Must be available on Sunday July 31 between 5:30 and 7:00pm.  Performers have one 20 minute slot in which to perform and conduct interactive activity in their dance genre. ( 10 minutes of performance and 10 min. of activity).

Email  pmidance@gmail.com for application form. Deadline July 13.


Outstanding Performance!

River/Sky/Lake/Clouds rocked the house on Saturday June 11 at The Ruth Page Theatre.

Audiences Experienced the Magic of Different Generations Dancing Together in poignant and profound ways.



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 We Live to Dance!

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.

More Upcoming Events!

Summer-Gentle yoga, Adult Modern, kids dance classes, residencies and more!

Sunday July 31-5:30-7pm Dancing in the Square-NorthCenter’s own mini dance festival! 

November 12-Wine & Chocolate Benefit

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