In Progress: Move Me Soul

Community Program
DanceLive Arts
  • The Commons
    Second Floor, East Side
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Move Me Soul performance with Damon Locks at the MCA, 2017. Photo: MCA Chicago.


Experience a Move Me Soul dance rehearsal and learn about the ways in which the group develops choreography. The informal rehearsal invites the audience to ask questions and learn about the work. MCA community partner Move Me Soul is a youth dance company that fuses technique, performance, positivity and creativity and encourages teens to move beyond their limits on and off stage.

In Progress is a series designed to give patrons a look into the process of artists, thinkers, and curators. Community Partner programs are coauthored and designed by Chicago community groups and Partnerships and Engagement Liaison Gibran Villalobos.


About Move Me Soul

Move Me Soul is a youth dance company founded by Ayesha Jaco in 2008. The company is committed to providing an innovative platform for inner-city youth to train and evolve as the next generation of dancers, choreographers, and teachers. Performers are engaged in dancemaking, storytelling, and character development that allows them to curate their own aesthetics of the past, present, and future.