Flyspace Dance Series

Michelle Kranicke of Zephyr Dance
Photo by Cheryl Mann

The Flyspace Dance Series features four female artistic directors combining their dance companies to create a unique contemporary performance. The leading ladies include Jan Bartoszek, Hedwig Dances, Margi Cole, Dance COLEctive, Michelle Kranicke, Zephyr Dance and Joanna Rosenthal, Same Planet Different World.

Beginning in April, performances take place at Jay Pritzker Pavilion – 201 E. Randolph Drive in Chicago’s Millennium Park.  The first weekend, Hedwig Dances and Same Planet Different World Dance Theatre share the stage April 5-6 at 7PM and April 7 at 5PM.  The second weekend, the Dance COLEctive and Zephyr Dance perform together April 12-13 at 7 PM and April 14 at 5PM.

This dance performance series is part of Chicago Cultural Center Presents, a program of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

Chicago Cultural Center Presents is an ongoing performing arts series that showcases both emerging and established music, theater, dance and multidisciplinary artists at the Chicago Cultural Center and other venues. Dedicated to capacity building in the arts, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events hires the artists and provides performance space as well as technical and marketing support.

Tickets for the FlySpace Dance Series are $15 and available now at or by phone at 773-871-0872.


About Cindy Burns

Currently writing for TCW's 'Woman About Town' column, Cindy Burns covers Chicago's social scene, events, fashion, and interviews women and men who are making a difference in the world. With an M.A. in American History from DePaul University, Ms. Burns is an author, freelance writer, avid reader and researcher. Ms. Burns has spent over 20 years serving on charitable boards and organizations, and currently serves as a member of the Women's Board of the Joffrey Ballet and the Women's Auxiliary Board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicago. She is also an Honorary Member of the Children's Service Board of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital. When Ms. Burns isn't running around Chicago covering current events, you can find her biking, on the tennis courts, or hiking in a mountainous region of her choice.