Hubbard Street's Education & Community Programs transform the lives of thousands of students through its unique approach to dance education.
Recognized as a leader in the field, Hubbard Street's work links the creative mission of the performing company to education, bringing communities, schools and families into the world of dance by actively engaging them in creation, performance and reflection.
Channeling the power of creativity, Hubbard Street builds meaningful, sustainable school partnerships, provides innovative teacher education, unites communities through its family workshops and youth programs and continues to evolve the notion of who dances with pioneering programs like the Parkinson’s Project.
These distinctive programs are a living laboratory for dance education, working with diverse communities throughout the Chicago area and beyond. Creating long-term partnerships with schools and teachers throughout Chicago, Hubbard Street’s school programs utilize the choreographic process to assist students in strengthening basic proficiencies to develop analytical and abstract thinking, interpretation and problem-solving skills.
Hubbard Street’s partnerships with schools provide teaching artists and educators the opportunity to plan, teach and learn together to create exciting and meaningful integrated curriculum that challenges students and takes learning to new levels.