Opening Night Celebration - 2015

Harris Theater for Music and Dance

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 programs at the Harris Theater are no longer available.  

Standby tickets are available—in-person only—outside Harris Theater on Upper Randolph 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.

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The Chicago Dancing Festival launches its 9th season of free dance performances with a unique line-up of works featuring top dance artists and companies from Chicago and around the country, including Ballet Hispanico’s Chicago Dancing Festival debut. 


Lar Lubovitch Dance Company

The Black Rose by Lar Lubovitch

Ballet Hispanico*

El Beso by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano

Pam Tanowitz Dance

Heaven on One’s Head by Pam Tanowitz

accompanied by members of the Chicago Philharmonic


*Chicago Dancing Festival company debut            

All programs subject to change