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Join the Circle

Your gift to Chicago Human Rhythm Project can support:

  • The MAYFAIR ARTS CENTER: Our arts education center for the general public and a business/career development center for independent artists and small nonprofits.

  • PERFORMANCES: Exhilarating, heart pounding concerts at Rhythm World and Stomping Grounds; our own ensemble, Stone Soup Rhythms; and, in international presentations featuring the world’s greatest percussive dance artists like Che Malambo, Sheketak, Tap Ole and TAO.


Year End Matching Gift

Thank You for supporting Chicago Human Rhythm Project's mission to perform, educate and build community throughout Chicago throughout the year! Through December 31, your donation will be matched by Elaine Cohen and Arlen Rubin up to $25,000.

 Thank You!

Click Here To View Our Year End Appeal

Support Us


Some areas in which our volunteers help:

  • Artist Transportation (travel to/from hotel, airport, venue)

  • Front of House assistance (such as collecting surveys, assisting patrons)

  • Registration at workshops and festivals

  • Merchandise selling at all events

  • Taking photos at special events

  • Distributing flyers to promote special events

  • Administrative mailings (such as press releases, appeals, etc.)

  • Special projects as necessary

  • Serving on one of our committees (Fundraising, Marketing, Finance)

  • Administrative mailings (such as press releases, appeals, etc.)

  • ​CHRP is grateful to receive assistance from The Saints for our ushering needs. To learn more about The Saints, click here. 

We are currently recruiting volunteers for:


Volunteering awards include: Access to the performance after your duties are done, free classes at the MAC or a free T-shirt!

Mayfair Arts Center (Ongoing) 

-Work Study Program

Help Meet and Greet students as they sign in for classes and help clean the studios afterwards (4 hr shift)


STOMPING GROUNDS is a two-month, City-wide festival presented in distinct communities throughout Chicago showcasing many of the city’s most accomplished percussive dance companies. Throughout the festival, unique combinations of artists from multiple ensembles perform and teach in schools, community cultural centers.

Rhythm World

Rhythm World is Chicago’s annual festival of tap and percussive dance, celebrating its 34th year! Each summer, many of the world’s finest tap dance teachers and performers educate, entertain, and enlighten students and audiences from around the globe through classes, performances, and more.

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