1. With over 30 partners in residence, and classes ranging from American Tap, Afro-Fusion, Bollywood, Modern, Hip Hop, Capoeira, Yoga, and a variety of Wellness/Fitness classes, the American Rhythm Center is one of Chicago's most diverse dance centers. Located on the 3rd floor of the beautiful Fine Arts Building, the ARC offers classes seven days a week for students of all ages.

    The ARC is an incubator and business development center for small to mid-sized companies, as well as emerging companies and independent artists. The ARC offers diverse, high-quality dance and wellness/fitness classes to the general public while centralizing the education programs, rehearsal space, and administrative offices of these independent organizations, nurturing organic business growth and sustainability.

    The ARC also serves as a community development center with studio space available for rent. For more information about classes, space rental, or to become a partner, please contact us at info@arcchicago.org or all 312-922-1272.

    The American Rhythm Center (ARC) is a program of Chicago Human Rhythm Project. Major funding has been provided by Elaine Cohen and Arlen Rubin, Charles Gardner and Patti Eylar, Jane Ellen Murray, Pamela Crutchfield, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Joyce Foundation, Northern Trust Charitable Trust, The Boeing Company, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The MacArthur Fund for the Arts and Culture at Price, Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development, the James S. Kemper Foundation, the Illinois Arts Council, matching funds from the Polk Bros. Foundation through IFF, and many generous individuals. Pro bono legal support was provided by Jenner & Block LLP.

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