Top Chicago dance artists perform in Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival!


Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival is honored to welcome many choreographers and companies from the Chicago area, performing September 21-22 and 28-29, 2018 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts! Meet a few of the participants, and buy your tickets by clicking HERE!


Michel Rodriguez Cintra is a native of Havana, Cuba where he danced for Danza Contemporanea de Cuba as a principal dancer. In 2008, Rodriguez moved to Chicago where he joined Hedwig Dances and Concert Dances Inc., and appeared as a guest artist with The Ruth Page Civic Ballet. Since living in Chicago, Michel has also danced for Khecari, The Cambrians, and Lucky Plush Productions, among others. Rodriguez is currently a dancer, choreographer, and teacher in the Chicagoland area.

See Michel Rodriguez on Friday and Saturday, September 21 & 22 at 8:00PM.

Photo by William Frederking


VADCO/Valerie Alpert Dance Company is dedicated to fostering awareness and advancement of the arts throughout Illinois communities in the immediacy of contemporary dance as an art form. Founded in 2000, the company affords audiences of all ages various presentations of contemporary dance that challenge the imagination. VADCO is committed to the continued effort of advancing the arts through innovative choreography and collaboration with other artists, including composers, artists, and poets.

VADCO appears Friday and Saturday, September 28 & 29 at 8:00PM.

Photo by John A. Ferrante


Giordano II For over 50 years, Giordano Dance Chicago has brought the excitement of American jazz dancing to audiences throughout the United States and in countries around the world — including Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, the Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Turkey, and Japan. GDC serves as host performing company at Jazz Dance W orld Congress, a biannual event which has been held at many national and international sites, including the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., at the University at Buffalo, Chukio University in Japan, Germany, Mexico, Costa Rica, Phoenix, the City of Chicago, and in 2012 at Point Park University.

Giordano II performs September 21 & 22 at 8:00PM.

Photo by Gorman Cook Photography

See these artists and many more at Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, September 21-22 and 28-29 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts in Chicago, IL!
Visit our website hccdf.com for showtimes, lineups, and more information. Buy your tickets online today!