To Touch the Earth

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To Touch the Earth

The concert uses dance to emphasize the seriousness and immediacy of climate change.

By Perceptual Motion, Inc. Dance Company

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Friday, March 31 · 7:30pm CDT


The Edge Theater 5451 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60640

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

To Touch the Earth is an evening of modern dance inspired by the climate crisis. According to Aldous Huxley, Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement. Seven dances are on the program, each reflecting a different aspect of the climate crisis.

About the organizer

Whether it is through concert performances for the general public, arts education programs for children or movement classes forl older adults, Perceptual Motion, Inc. brings the joy and power of dance to people of all ages and backgrounds. Its dancers and bring a wealth of expressive wisdom from their diverse ages and life experiences.

Perceptual Motion, Inc. is a professional modern dance company now in its 39th year. Its dynamic & accomplished dancers aged 23 to 74  add a unique texture and broad perspective to the choreography.  PMI's intriguing choreography, instruction and skilled dancing bring the art form of dance into people's lives.  Its outreach programs for children and elders have touched the lives of thousands.

Perceptual Motion's mission is to engage dancers of mixed generations to create inspiring and meaningful experiences that open awareness, challenge perceptions and create community. Perceptual Motion, Inc. performs annually at numerous venues and festivals throughout Chicago.  Dance/movement instruction for people of all ages is given in schools, hospitals, dance studios, retirement homes and community centers.  Its founder and artistic director is award-winning choreographer Lin Shook. 

"Shook's connection to arcane, sophisticated science and art is fascinating".  Sid Smith, dance critic

“Shook’s choreography is challenging and innovative.”  Lucia Mauro, dance critic

$15 – $20