2017 Audience Architects Gala

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On Tuesday, September 26, Audience Architects invites you to our 11th annual Gala celebration.  As a vital service organization for dance in Chicago, we hold this Gala to celebrate Chicago’s dance community and those invaluable to it.

Audience Architects will present its third annual Distinguished Service to the Dance Field Award to Pamela Crutchfield in recognition of her outstanding philanthropic leadership. In addition, we are presenting the first-ever Legacy Award, which honors an individual’s artistic leadership and their impact in the community, to Dame Libby Komaiko, founder and Artistic Director of Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater.

Please join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating these powerful women.

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Learn more about our Gala awardees HERE!


Image: Pamela Crutchfield & Dame Libby Komaiko

Both Pamela and Dame Libby are passionate and active members of the Chicago dance community, and their contributions to the health and vibrancy of the Chicago arts sector are tremendous and far-reaching.  We hope you will consider helping us celebrate Pamela and Dame Libby’s unswerving contributions to our community, and in turn support Audience Architects, which provides services to hundreds of dance artists and thousands of ticket buyers, all with the mission to strengthen our city’s dance community and expand its reach.

The Gala will take place at Ignite Glass Studio located at 401 N. Armour Street, and includes cocktails on the rooftop deck from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., followed by a seated dinner, dessert buffet, live music, and our third annual award ceremony honoring Pamela and Dame Libby. Tables of ten are $2,500.  We anticipate 225 leaders from Chicago’s arts, business and civic sectors to attend.

We hope you can be part of this special evening. If you have any questions, please contact Heather Hartley at heather@audiencearchitects.com or at 312-846-6357.

Unable to attend? Please consider donating to support our initiatives.