Friday, March 8, 2019
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Arts Club of Chicago
201 East Ontario Street, Chicago
On Friday, March 8, Hedwig Dances' Annual Gala, Hedwignites, will be a celebration of the company's accomplishments and endeavors, and a salute to others.
The evening includes an awards ceremony with opening remarks by Honored Guest, Henry Godinez, Resident Artistic Associate at the Goodman Theatre, a live dance performance, silent and live auctions, great food and wine. The Hedwig Dance Awards recognizes and celebrates transformational leaders, artists, writers, mentors and funders who create, illuminate and nourish contemporary dance.
Hedwig Dance Awards will be presented to
Vin Reed for Dance Advocacy
Creative Director, Vin Design
Presented by Kevin McGirr, Immediate Past Board President Dance for Life
Ping Chong for Dance Heritage
Director/Playwright/Choreographer, Ping Chong and Company
Presented by Peter Taub, Curator
Meet and Mingle with our Honorees plus Hedwig Dances’ Artistic Director Jan Bartoszek and Artistic Associate Maray Gutierrez, Our Dancers and Designers. Be the first to learn about Hedwig Dances' exciting plans for 2019 and beyond.
6:00 PM Wine Reception
6:45 PM Dinner
7:45 PM Award Ceremony
8:30 PM Performance
A limited number of discounted tickets will be offered to members of the dance industry. Qualifying individuals may email
Festive Cocktail Attire
Valet Parking Available