The American Rhythm Center (ARC), a program of the Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), hosts a Free 4 All, four days of free dance classes on the third floor of the historic Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue. The event takes place Thursday-Sunday, today, September 5-8.
The Free 4 All features free classes for all ability levels in a range of genres and styles, including tap, jazz, flamenco, classic Indian, swing, Latin, reggae soul and more. Teaching the classes are professionals and young dancers representing the ARC’s community partners and other affiliated groups, including Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute, (Isadora) Duncan Dance Chicago, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, FootworKINGz, Gang of Toes, Tommye Giacchino, Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts, M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Dave Maxx Steppin, Muntu Dance Theatre, Onye Ozuzu of Columbia College Chicago, Stick and Move Dance Crew and more.