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Deeply Rooted Dance Theater

Chicago, IL, United States

For nearly 30 years, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater has worked to re-imagine and diversify the aesthetics of contemporary dance by bringing together modern, classical, American, and African-American traditions into dance and storytelling. Deeply Rooted’s practice and body of work is the very definition of excellence, as well as an essential component of Chicago’s cultural and artistic vitality. The environment that Deeply Rooted creates is one of refuge; instilled with all the spiritual, meditative and therapeutic tools necessary for collective care, healing and growth.

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Grant history

Year awarded: 2024
Period: 5 years
Amount awarded: $525,000
Purpose: General Operating Support

Year awarded: 2021
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $250,000
Purpose: Chicago’s Center for Black Dance and Creative Communities: Capital Campaign Matching Grant
Notes: The South Side Center for Black Dance and Creative Communities will be an international community hub for professional Black Dance, dance education, and cultural engagement for all ages. A catalyst for economic development of a vibrant community that fosters the prosperity, self-actualization, and wellbeing of its residents.

Year awarded: 2020
Period: 3 years
Amount awarded: $440,000
Purpose: General Operating Support

Year awarded: 2018
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $120,000
Purpose: General Operating Support