Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Grants to Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
2012 (Duration 5 years)
Arts & Culture in Chicago
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — This grant provides renewed general operating support to Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the country's premiere contemporary dance companies. Hubbard Street performs for over 80,000 people throughout the world each year, including over 17,000 in Chicago. It acquires and commissions new works by international choreographers and is committed to creating new contemporary dance choreography and cultivating the next generation of dancers and choreographers. In addition to performing, Hubbard Street aims to make dance a more accessible art form, enhance the learning process and change the arts environment in public school classrooms. It reaches 10,000 people through community performances, over 4,000 with in-school programs and over 5,000 dance students of all levels at the Lou Conte Dance Studio.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Hubbard Street Dance Chicago $315,000 between 2010 and 2013.