Center Stage at Ruth Page

Artists In-Residence Showcase Performance

Ruth Page Center for the Arts Theater

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:30pm

FOUR dance companies. TWO theater companies. ONE amazing birthday celebration!

Please join us for an amazing performance of dance and theater, featuring the Artists In-Residence of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts!

March 22 marks the 119th birthday of international dance icon and Ruth Page Center founder, Ruth Page (1899-1991). In honor of her birthday and to celebrate the recent extensive exterior and interior building renovations, "Center Stage at Ruth Page" will feature performances by the artists who call the Ruth Page Center for the Arts home – CDI/Concert Dance Inc, DanceWorks Chicago, Hedwig Dances, Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Civic Ballet and ShawChicago Theater Company.

Doors open at 6:30 and the evening begins with birthday cupcakes and a toast to Ruth Page, followed at 7:30 with a performance by the six Artists In-Residence and a Q&A with the artistic directors of each company.

For more information about each Artist In-Residence, please visit


CAN'T MAKE THE MARCH 22 PERFORMANCE? A second performance by the Ruth Page Artists In-Residence is scheduled for Friday, April 13 at Northeastern Illinois University. The performance, "Center Stage at NEIU" starts at 7:30PM and will also feature a Q&A after the show with the artistic directors of each organization.

The performance will take place in the Steinberg Fine Arts Center, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr. Tickets to this performance are free to NEIU students, faculty and staff and $5 to the general public and can be reserved at

$5 General Admission. Space is limited. Reservation required in advance.

Purchase tickets securely online here.