Grantee Profile

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Grants to Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

  • $315,000

    2012 (Duration 4 years, 11 months)

    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.

  • $40,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of artistic collaborations with Nederlands Dans Theater and Batsheva Dance Company.

  • $290,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

  • $120,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over four years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of three funds within the New Movements Campaign (over two years).

  • $70,000

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $35,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To train Chicago elementary school teachers in the use of dance as a learning tool.

  • $200,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over four years).

  • $300,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the Artistic Initiative campaign, to expand the repertoire with works by Twyla Tharp and other choreographers (over three years).

  • $6,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a fundraising campaign feasibility study.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Hubbard Street Dance Chicago $1,626,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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