Wicker Park’s iconic Chopin Theatre will come alive through dance this September with the world premiere of the Fever Originals Body Language Dance Series. The electrifying shows will give you an up-close look at Chicago’s best dancers, so close you’ll feel like you’re on the stage! Secret Chicago readers can score free tickets to this new dance series by simply using the code BODYLANGUAGE at checkout on the Fever app.
There are several different genres of dance to explore, so there’s an experience for everyone’s taste—get your tickets now to feel the pulsating energy!
Enjoy a raucous dance championship that is part dance battle and part comedy show dubbed “Keeper of the Floor,” featuring Chicago Dance Crash emceed by the legendary Mattrick Swayze and the Swayzettes. Watch as break dancers, ballerinas, and acrobats try to win the Golden Title Belt and a $250 cash prize!
Other shows that will bring you up close to Chicago’s dance scene include the not-to-be-missed African Drum and Dance Performance. Embrace the joy and cultural enrichment of the iconic Ayodele group as you enjoy the vibrant traditions of West African dance at this experience.
Fashionistas won’t want to miss the opportunity to see beautifully detailed traditional costumes for an unforgettable night of style at the Body Language: Indian Dance and Music Showcase. In this dynamic East meets West experience, enjoy music and dance by Mandala South Asian Performing Arts, showcasing the vibrancy of South Asia for a cultural evening out on the town!
The Body Language Dance Series is curated by Benjamin Holliday Wardell, a 21-year dance veteran and former dancer with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. The not-to-be-missed series will launch on September 9, 2022, with each show lasting 60 to 70 minutes—and tickets are going fast!
Guests will feel like they are at a glamorous immersive lighting experience and there will be a variety of seating options, including traditional auditorium-style, comfy floor chairs near the stage, and a VIP area, so secure your spot now before it sells out!