Pivot Arts

Upcoming Events

Chicago Fringe Opera and BraveSoul Movement
The Rosina Project
Pivot Arts Festival
Music, New Work
Runs May 31Jun 02, 2019

A contemporary adaptation of Rossini’s opera The Barber of Seville that mixes hip-hop MCs, opera singers and street-dance artists with a live DJ and beatboxer to perform an …

Art Union Humanscape
To the Shore: ETHOS Episode I
Pivot Arts Festival
Runs Jun 01Jun 02, 2019

This meditative performance combines dance, movement and music to illuminate the connection between everyday human gesture and wisdom from the past. Part one of a three-part project, ETHOS …

Search Party
Pivot Arts Festival
Runs Jun 06Jun 09, 2019

This live dance work exists somewhere between a nightclub and a sports arena. Featuring a group of women, Search Party considers the boundaries we face during this charged …

Don’t Forget Your Mother
Pivot Arts Festival
Dance, Music
Runs Jun 06Jun 08, 2019

Harlin’s choreographic memoir is dedicated to her mothers here on Earth and her ancestors beyond. Using storytelling, poetry, song and dance, accompanied by a live band, the performance …

TRIA Theatre
Gilgamesh and Enkidu
Pivot Arts Festival
Music, New Work
Runs Jun 07Jun 09, 2019

A collaboration between Toronto-based musician/actor Ahmed Moneka, an internationally acclaimed artist from Canada, where he sought political asylum, and actor/writer Jesse LaVercombe with Chicago playwright and director Seth …

Girasol: An Evening of Latinx Performances
Pivot Arts Festival
Comedy, Music, Variety
Jun 07, 2019

A mix of live music, spoken word, live lit and comedy hosted by two of Chicago’s most prominent Latinx artists.

Storytown Improv
Ice Cream and Improv! (Well, Custard…)
Pivot Arts Festival
Children’s/Family, Improv
Jun 09, 2019

In a special event for families, Storytown Improv presents Ice Cream and Improv! (Well, Custard…) June 9 at 11 a.m. at Lickity Split Custard & Sweet Shop, 6056 …

5252 N. Broadway 2nd Fl
Chicago 60640
Pivot Arts produces and presents contemporary, multidisciplinary performance on Chicago’s far north side. We develop new work and present performances throughout the year culminating in a large-scale festival in early June celebrating contemporary performance. Our vision is that of a vibrant community where collaborations between artists, businesses and organizations lead to the support and creation of unique performance events.
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