Chicago Dancing Festival

August 20, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Harris Theater
205 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

From August 20, 2013 - August 24, 2013

See a variety of dance performances and dance-themed events, all for free August 20-24 throughout the city! It’s your chance to see top ballet, modern, ethnic and rhythmic dance companies from Chicago and across the country.

Multiple Chicago Locations


August 20: 7:30 p.m.
August 21: 6:30 p.m.
August 22: 7:30 p.m.
August 23: 6 & 8 p.m.
August 24: 7:30 p.m.


All performance showcases are free, but tickets for indoor events must be reserved in advance. Tickets will be released as follows:

Ticket Release: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 12 p.m.
Tickets for the The Harris at 10! Anniversary Special performance on Tuesday, August 20 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance will be available in person at the Harris Theater Box Office, 205 E. Randolph Dr. or by calling (312) 334-7777. Limit of two (2) tickets per order.

Ticket Release: Wednesday, July 17 at 12 p.m.
Tickets for the Dancing in Chicago performance on Thursday, August 22 at the Auditorium Theatre will be available in person at the Auditorium Theatre Box Office, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., online at or by calling (800) 982-ARTS. Not available at Ticketmaster Outlets. Limit of two (2) tickets per order.

Ticket Release: Thursday, July 18 at 12 p.m.
Tickets for the Solitaire – A Game of Dance performances on Friday, August 23 at the Museum of Contemporary Art will be available in person at the MCA Stage Box Office, 220 E. Chicago Avenue or by calling (312) 397-4010. Limit of two (2) tickets per order.

Any tickets unclaimed at 15 minutes prior to curtain time will be released to those in a Stand-by line. Stand-by lines begin one hour before the performance, in person only. All tickets will be held at Will-Call. All seating for all venues is general admission.

No tickets are needed for the outdoor Celebration of Dance Grand Finale performance at the Pritzker Pavilion.