Recommended for grades 5-12

Get inside a world-class dance experience with one of the most original forces in contemporary dance! Since 1977, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has brought artists, art, and audiences together in 19 different countries and across 44 US states. With their 46 years of history, you’ll see why “those dancers, the mighty Hubbard Streeters” (The Boston Globe) are renowned for their education program that enriches, engages, educates, and changes livesthrough the experience of dance.


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Event Information

  • Thu, Jan 25, 10:30 am CT
    In-person / Livestream 
    On-demand through Feb 2
  • This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.
  • Detailed Event Information and Streaming Access: Education contacts, check your email for detailed information the week prior to the event.

If you have questions, contact If you need assistance with your tickets, please call the box office at 612-624-2345.

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A Sensory Friendly Lounge equipped with sensory supports and staffed by trained volunteers will be available to all guests who are seeking a safe and soothing atmosphere during this and other select performances. Learn more on the Accessibility Services page.

Teacher & Student Resources

Find educational resources in the tabs below to use before and after the performance.

Lesson Plan and Worksheets for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Write a Review

Use this writing activity for students to evaluate the performance in a review format.

Ask students to imagine that they are an arts critic for the school newspaper. They are going to write a review of the performance to inform others about what they experienced. They should describe with detail and accuracy:

  • What they saw 
  • What they heard 
  • What the performance was about (in their opinion) or the story it conveyed 
  • How the performance made them feel 
  • What the performance reminded them of 
  • What their favorite part was and why 
  • Would they recommend it and why

Remind the students that they must paint a picture of the experience with their words so that others who did not see the performance can imagine it as vividly as possible.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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To reserve more than 20 tickets for any in-person student matinee and pay by invoice, please fill out the form below.

To purchase 1-20 tickets now with a credit card for any In-person, Livestream, or On-demand events, please click the "Buy Now with Credit Card" option or call the Northrop Box Office at 612-624-2345. Box Office hours through Aug 25 are Mon-Fri, 10:00 am-3:00 pm (Fri phone only 2:00-3:00 pm). Beginning Aug 28: Mon-Fri, 10:00 am-5:00 pm.

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Select the Performance(s)

Select the Student Matinee Performance(s) You Will be Attending In-person
In-person: Fri, Oct 13, 10:30 am | Ticket price: $3.50 per person
–Sold Out– In-person: Thu, Oct 12, 10:30 am | Ticket price: $3.50 per person
In-person: Fri, Nov 10, 10:30 am | Ticket price: $3.50 per person
In-person: Fri, Nov 10, 1:00 pm | Ticket price: $3.50 per person
In-person: Thu, Jan 25, 10:30 am | Ticket price: $3.50 per person

View the Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava Student Matinee event page
Recommended for grades 3-12

Advisory: This performance includes loud music and flashing lights.

In-person: Thu, Feb 29, 10:30 am | Ticket price: $3.50 per person

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