JOIN US FOR CHICAGO’S BIGGEST DANCE NIGHT OF THE YEAR!
Dance for Life Chicago is the annual benefit performance that showcases the city’s unique diversity of talent, dance traditions, and styles. One night a year, the talented and renowned professional dancers of Chicago come together to share the same stage at the historic Auditorium Theatre—all for a good cause.
Welcoming those looking for either an elegant night downtown or just a relaxed and fun performance, Dance for Life Chicago has presented classic, world premiere, and even improvised dance works in ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, and tap over the last 27 years.
Since 1991, Dance for Life has united the Chicago dance community and its fans to support local dance community professionals affected by critical health issues. The money raised through the performance goes directly to the Dancer’s Fund. Created by Chicago Dancer’s United in response to the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the dance community, the Dancer’s Fund fund has broadened to include other health and living needs.
We invite you to come celebrate and toast Chicago’s incredible range of dance and choreographic talent. Find up-to-date details on this year’s event by following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: #DanceForLifeChicago
Featured Dance for Life Chicago 2018 companies:
- Giordano Dance Chicago
- Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
- The Joffrey Ballet
- Hanna Brictson and Dancers
- Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre
- Chicago Dance Crash
- Nomi Dance Company
- Randy Duncan is reviving his 2007 Dance for Life finale, this year as the program opener
Beneficiaries: The Dancers’ Fund and AIDS Foundation of Chicago
Honorees: Lou Conte (Founder of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago) and Nan Giordano (Artistic Director of Giordano Dance Chicago)
Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:30PM
The performance is preceded by a gala celebration at the Hilton Chicago, 5:00PM
Performance tickets start at just $15
Gala tickets; $300 and $650