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Company Classes are back!
Wednesdays
10:30am to noon
Links Hall
March 12 through May 14
With LIVE accompaniment
by Peter Manheim!
$10 suggested donation

Open to the public, our contemporary dance technique classes focus on dynamic clarity, comfort with the floor, and freeing one’s momentum by first understanding core strength. Challenging choreographic combinations allow the dancer to exercise their artistic license.
Classes are intended for intermediate/advanced and professional movers.
Questions? Email rachel@synapsearts.com

Teaching schedule
March 12, 19, and 26: Rachel Damon
April 2, 9, and 16: Matthew McMunn
April 23: Megan Rhyme
April 30: Katie Matteson (ballet for contemporary dancers)
May 7 and 14: Elisa Foshay

Recent Events

November 16
CDF at the MCA
FREE
Synapse performs at 3:30pm

See Synapse perform at the MCA as part of the Chicago Dancemakers Forum’s Break Out! event.
Chicago Dancemakers Forum is turning 10! Celebrate with a day of dance at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Daytime shows are free with admission, evening stage tickets will be available soon.

MCA Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
More information available at www.mcachicago.org/
CDF www.chicagodancemakers.org/

December 16
In the Works showing at the Chicago Cultural Center
FREE
6:30pm

Join us for a showing that culminates our Cultural Center residency. See the full length sextet Swath “a superb and subtle dance with elegant stage design” and Synapse Director Rachel Damon’s solo-in-progress You’re So Stubborn.

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs www.cityofchicago.org/

The Midwest Nexus Program in Minneapolis
September 13 and 14 at 8pm
tickets $20/$15
www.thecowlescenter.org/calendar-tickets
At the TEK BOX Theater
528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Box office phone 612-206-3600

Come see a shared program featuring Synapse Arts and Minnesotan artists Penelope Freeh and Jocelyn Hagen.
See new works-in-progress along with Freeh/Hagen’s Slippery Fish and Swath, a collaboration between Rachel Damon and projection designer Julia Miller.
This evening length program highlights the freshest dance-theater being made in the Midwest today.

Read the amazing press!

The Chicago Reader
TimeOut Chicago
Newcity
Art Intercepts


“An emotionally volatile, physically unpredictable, really fun in-the-moment experience.” – SeeChicagoDance.com