This Holiday Season Create a Joyful New Tradition With A Gift of Dance Especially from Kanopy!

This holiday season, Kanopy Dance offers gifts that are joyful and uplifting and will help Kanopy continue its work in inspiring audiences with new works, cultivating our gifted dancers and providing scholarships for deserving kids to develop their talents at the Kanopy Dance Academy.
Please scroll below for some special  “Kanopy” gift suggestions for everyone on your list. All gifts come with a beautiful gift card (mailed to you separately), and the residual reward of supporting Kanopy Dance and the local arts.


Make New Memories-
Give the Gift of a Live Kanopy Stage Performance

At the Overture Center for the Arts
Dark Tales February 9-11, 2018 and February 16-18, 2018
Radiance April 13-15. 2018
Fanning the Flame May 5, 2018


Dance into the New Year-
Give a Gift of Dance Classes

Kanopy offers classes for all levels and ages from beginning to advanced…in Contemporary Modern, Ballet, Creative Dance,  and Choreography.

Make a fashion statement –
Give the gift of official Kanopy Dance Gear

Long Sleeve fluid Tees for men, women and youth, gauze knit tops, and more.


Keep Kanopy Dancing- Make a donation in honor of a special person on your list


Kanopy Dance to perform in Chicago’s Trade Routes Dance Festival

Road Show!

Kanopy Dance to perform in Chicago’s Trade Routes Dance Festival

An Invitational Dance Festival of Artistic Exchange

Featuring Ten Dance Companies

November 30-December2, 2017

Links Hall

31111 N. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL


Kanopy Dance Opens in Chicago at the “Trade Routes Invitational Dance Festival”

Kanopy Dance is honored to participate in Chicago’s Trade Routes dance festival as part of its ongoing artistic collaboration with Winifred Haun & Dancers. Organized by Links Hall, a nationally recognized artistic incubator and launch pad, Trade Routes selects five exceptional Chicago contemporary dance companies to stage the four-day festival that encourages dance innovation and cultural exchange.

A stunning showcase of acclaimed talent with national and international credits will be featured during the festival. There are ten performances spanning over three days. A pass for the entire Trade Routes festival is only $40. It’s a great opportunity to see fresh approaches in in contemporary and modern dance unfold on stage. And, it’s a fabulous reason for a holiday road trip and to see Chicago shine.

Winifred Haun & Dancers was one of five Chicago-based artists/companies nominated by a local or national presenter as the best of Chicago’s” home grown” in the 2016/17 performing arts season, and chosen by Links Hall to participate in Trade Routes. Presenters invited an out-of-town dance company with whom to partner for their performances and Winifred Haun & Dancers selected Kanopy Dance for its cutting edge reputation in the development of modern dance.

For tickets and more information about the Trade Route Festival Lineup:

Links Hall at Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave. in Chicago’s Roscoe Village neighborhood.  

Tickets: Festival Pass $40, $15 at door, $12 online and $10 student

Links Hall is located near the corner of Western Ave., Belmont Ave. and Clybourn.  
You can reach Links via the #49 Western Ave. or #77 Belmont bus.

Kanopy Academy Students performing at MMOCA Art & Gift Fair

Kanopy Students ages 7-adult, and Kanopy2 will perform on the Rotunda Stage Sunday Nov 19, 2017 from 11-1145am. Dances will feature works by the students themselves. Join Us!

MMoCA Art & Gift Fair (Formerly known as the Holiday Art Fair) will feature an even wider array of fine art and craft, handmade items, and gourmet treats for sale than ever before throughout MMoCA and Overture Center for the Arts spaces. Guests to the fair will enjoy shopping at nearly 100 booths, designer vignettes, holiday “selfie booths”, a silent auction, performances by local art organizations, and the popular Rediscovered Treasures Sale. This festive event is one of MMoCA’s most important annual fundraisers, providing crucial support for exhibitions and education programming.

Admission: $6 at the door/Children under 12 admitted free.

MMOCA, Overture Center, 201 State Street Madison, WI 53703

Master Class in Sokolow Modern Dance Technique with Guest Artist Samantha Geracht, Artistic Director of Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble, NYC

Intermediate/Advanced Dancers, Ages 11-Adult
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Kanopy Dance Studio, 341 State Street

Anna Sokolow’s unique approach to dance  demands a careful balance of movement, musicality, and drama, provides the framework for her determined quest for truth in artistry.  This technique class will give students an introduction to the principles and methodology required to perform Anna Sokolow’s works. 

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