Modern Women - 2015

Museum of Contemporary Art

All events are free and seating is general admission, but tickets for indoor events must be reserved in advance at the venue’s box office

Advance tickets for the August 26th performances at the Museum of Contemporary Art are no longer available.

Standby tickets are available—in-person only—at the MCA on the day of the performance, one hour prior to performance start time.

Note: Seating is General Admission. 

Any empty seats or tickets unclaimed at 15 minutes prior to curtain time will be released to those in a stand-by line.

Review ticket details

The Chicago Dancing Festival returns to the MCA for its 9th season of free dance performances featuring a program of works created by women choreographers.  For the first time, an entire evening-length program devoted to “Modern Women,” featuring works by the pioneers of American modern dance. The MCA hosts these performances by leading artists and companies from Chicago and around the country in its intimate theater as part of the citywide festival.
Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company*

Valse Brillante by Isadora Duncan

Martha Graham Dance Company

Deep Song by Martha Graham

Kate Weare Dance Company*

Original piece by Kate Weare


Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

A Picture of You Falling by Crystal Pite


Pam Tanowitz Dance 

Heaven on One’s Head by Pam Tanowitz


*Chicago Dancing Festival company debut

 All programs subject to change