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.


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Upcoming Performances & Events:


March TBA – Pop up performance

March 31st – Made in Chicago noon-time performance at the Harold     Washington Library

April 8, 4:30 Audience Architects’ Special Chicago Dance Month Performance  at the Chicago Cultural Center, Randolph St. lobby 78 E. Washington St, Chicago, IL.

April TBA-additional dance classes and performances for Chicago Dance Month

May-pop up performances, dance residencies in schools

June 11-Annual concert at the Ruth Page Theater 1016 N. Dearborn St, Chicago, IL.

Summer TBA-Night Out in the Parks

August TBA-Dancing in the Square


Past Performances & Events:

December/Jan 15 – Your Ideas in Motion Contest

February 6 – DuPage Childrens Museum performances & workshops

Wine & Chocolate Benefit– Saturday November 14  7-10pm    Everyone had a fabulous time dancing the “Whip Nay Nay/Watch Me” Dance and tasting great wine.  The food was the best we have ever had. ANd what can we say? The chocolate hit the spot!

Dancing in the Square,  Saturday August 22.  A beautiful summer night filled with fantastic dance performances and lessons from Perceptual Motion, Inc., Flamenco Arts Center, and Jasmin Jahal & Dancers.