On Friday, March 23, Hedwig Dances’ Annual Gala will be a celebration of the company’s accomplishments and endeavors, and a salute to others, at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 East Ontario. Hedwignites 2018: PLAY + BAUHAUS will be staged in the adventurous and forward looking spirit of the Bauhaus modernist movement.
Commissioner Mark Kelly of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will be the special guest speaker. This year’s gala will feature the inaugural presentation of the Hedwig Dance Award which recognizes and celebrates transformational leaders, artists, writers, mentors and funders who create, illuminate and nourish contemporary dance.
Hedwig Dance Awards will be presented to:
- Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune, for Dance Advocacy, presented by Tony Adler and Lauren Warnecke
- Jackie Radis, MoMing Dance and Arts Center, for Dance Heritage, presented by Jan Bartoszek
- Ginger Farley, Chicago Dancemakers Forum, for Dance Leadership, presented by Pamela Crutchfield
Meet and mingle with the awardees, artists, and collaborators over dinner and drinks. Engage in Bauhaus play through table games. Following an exclusive preview of the company’s newest work Futura, inspired by the Bauhaus modernist movement, join in salsa dancing (lessons provided by the dancers) and enjoy dessert.
A limited number of discounted tickets will be offered to members of the dance industry. Qualifying individuals may email Contact@HedwigDances.com
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