The 8th Annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL
A Virtual Celebration of Contemporary Performance
This is How We Pivot
Virtual Launch on June 5
The Pivot Arts Festival is an annual celebration of unique and adventurous performance works. This year we’re presenting a Virtual Festival with events going live on this page starting June 5, and staying up through June 30. Enjoy a diverse array of everything from dance films to dance parties.
All events are FREE. We kindly request that you DONATE any amount to help us pay artists and expenses.
New Live Talks posted Wednesdays, May 6 – June 3
As a run-up to the festival, our Live Talk Series runs weekly and includes interviews with festival artists and performances. See events below!
Streamed and Virtual event content will be posted as performances are released.
Watch Now: 2020 Incubator artists, Aaliyah Christina, Ashwaty Chennat and Alvin Cobb Jr. discuss their projects, mental health in communities of color, and name their superpowers.
Watch Now: Meet Vershawn Sanders-Ward, Founding Artistic Director of Red Clay Dance, Chicago’s Premier Afro-Contemporary Dance Company.
Watch Now: An engaging conversation with the internationally acclaimed footwork group from Chicago.
Panel discussion 6/7 at 6pm | Streaming 6/7 – 6/30