Chicago Contemporary Dance Ensemble


With the launch of this website, the MCA has created a platform for archiving and publishing images and stories from our 50-year history. Though many pages currently lack descriptions or illustrations, we’re committed to a program of ongoing research that will fill in the blanks over time. If you have information about past MCA Stage events, we’d be delighted to hear from you.


Actions - The Chicago Contemporary Dance Ensemble under the direction of Maggie Kast, one of the city's most inventive choreographer/dancers, premiered Actions, a music dance event for two musicians, one actor and three dancers, with an original score by Phil Winsor.


This work was made possible by a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.