Dance for Life 2017

AUDITORIUM THEATRE OF ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY
AUGUST 19

It was a great evening. Approximately 600 people enjoyed the Gala Reception in Hilton Chicago’s Grand Ballroom and more than 2,275 audience members packed the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Eight Chicago-based dance companies were featured on the Auditorium’s stage, along with Randy Duncan’s celebratory Finale.  Each and every one of the dancers, companies and choreographers contributed their time, energy and incredible creativity to Dance for Life.

 Featured Dance for Life Chicago 2017 companies:
  • Giordano Dance Chicago
  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
  • The Joffrey Ballet
  • Chicago Human Rhythm Project/Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater/Trinity Irish Dance
  • Jessica Miller Tomlinson Choreography
  • Visceral Dance Chicago
  • World Premiere Finale Choreographed by Randy Duncan with original music by Andy Mitran

Emcees: Carisa Barreca and Kevin Sciretta of The Second City

Beneficiaries: The Dancers’ Fund and AIDS Foundation of Chicago

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