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8 Chicago dance accounts to follow on Twitter

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Catherine Tully

If you’re looking to stay on top of what’s going on in the Chicago dance scene, social media can be a big help. Here's a short list of Twitter accounts to follow—from dance venues to companies to performers and beyond. Link up to make sure you don’t miss some of the amazing dance performances going on around town.

Are we missing one of your favorites? Feel free to add to this list by leaving a comment below with any additional resources you’d like to share. We know there are a lot more out there!

See Chicago Dance This is a pretty comprehensive resource for dance in the city. Follow for all kinds of info on the local scene—from jobs to performances, reviews and more. A great source for keeping your finger on the pulse of Chicago's dance community.

The Joffrey Ballet Stay on top of the Joffrey's performance schedule and keep an eye out for special ticket discounts. They also tweet when there's a new post up on the company's blog, j-Pointe.

Harris Theater Follow this Millennium Park venue to read tweets about upcoming dance performances. The Harris hosts both Chicago-based companies and those on tour, such as the Scottish Ballet, which coming in May.

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago Stay current on the latest offerings from national and international artists in addition to student and faculty performances. There's a lot of dance going on here.

Hedy Weiss Interested in reading a preview or review before you buy tickets for a dance performance? Weiss, the dance critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, can give you some perspective.

Hubbard Street Dance This Chicago company shares beautiful dance videos and photos in addition to information about upcoming shows. You'll also see tweets on topics such as youth summer camp registration and company auditions.

Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University This historic Chicago venue hosts many different dance companies throughout the year. Follow to know what’s coming up, and for the occasional contest.

Fabrice Calmels Follow this Joffrey Ballet dancer for a peek behind-the-scenes at his life in dance. You'll get a good feel for what its like backstage and on tour with the company.

Want to join in the conversation? Search Twitter using #chidance or use that hashtag to tweet for easy reference.

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