Past Performances

JCC Winterfest

Anshe Emet Synagogue
Chicago, IL

JCC of Chicago's Got Shabbat? Details >

Anshe Emet Synagogue
Chicago, IL

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Details >

See Be the Groove aboard the Southwest Airlines float at this year's Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade on Michigan Avenue.

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

Dance Chicago: Fringe Carnival Details >

Chicago’s finest cutting-edge performers will have their chance to shine during Dance Chicago’s Fringe Carnival. Improvisational dancers and one-of-a-kind companies will push the boundaries of dance and performance to the edge in this unique event. Athenaeum Theater 2936 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 Map 773-935-6860

Featuring Epic by Jason Hanggi and Waiting Room by Stephanie Paul

Dance Chicago: Fringe Carnival

Dance Chicago: MADD ConnXions Details >

For years, award-winning Chicago choreographers have been creating dances audiences love.  Now they put it together on one magical night for one magical extended view. This year’s focus is hip hop, jazz and tap dance. The evening is curated by industry notables, Bril Barrett and Suave. This high-energy show is titled MADD ConnXions!

Athenaeum Theater
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
Map 773-935-6860

Featuring Four Horsemen by Jason Hanggi and GSC by Samir Mayekar

Dance Chicago: MADD ConnXions

Dance Chicago: New Moves Details >

Join Be the Groove and many of Chicago's newest, hottest choreographers and the city’s best dancers.

Athenaeum Theater
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Featuring SPFW by Stephanie Paul

Dance Chicago: New Moves

Niles Public Library Details >

Join us for this children's show at Niles Public Library. At the conclusion of the performance, we invite all the kids to join us on stage!

Free tickets starting October 1 at the Library's Youth Services Desk or by calling 847-663-6623.

6960 West Oakton Street
Niles, IL 60714

Josh Weckesser Dance Spectacular Details >

The indefinable, often quirky, always tall Josh Weckesser is at it again with what is fast becoming an annual event on par with Lollapalooza, only for dance: The Josh Weckesser Dance Spectacular. As a professional Lighting Designer for Dance, Josh has pulled from his vast network of friends, clients, and people he’s met on the street to create an event that can only be described as “Spectacular.”

The Third Annual Josh Weckesser Dance Spectacular, subtitled LIVE NUDE ART!, features works by Masha Balovlenkov, Be The Groove, Brandy Cherello, Paul Christiano, Corpo Dance Company, Lindsey Marks, Katie Matteson, Brad Norris, Synapse Arts Collective, Sarah Winkler, and of course Josh Weckesser.

Galaxy Chicago
2603 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

Ravinia Celebration of Summer Details >

Be the Groove returns to Ravinia for the day-long family festival Celebration of Summer. Free admission with the donation of nonperishable food item and/or new and slightly used fun and general interest books for pre-k through 8th grade students. Park opens at noon.