PRESENCE: a Gathering, an Experiential Performance, a Fundraiser

Event Type
Event Description

Join the Links Hall Board of Directors for an unforgettable night as we celebrate 45 years of creating home for independent artists in Chicago.


immersive performances from Chicago’s most exciting artists

music, dancing, and play

wine, beer, and delicious bites

silent auction of one-of-a-kind “live experiences”

live auction to support artist programs

This night promises to galvanize the Links community in support of its crucial role in sustaining Chicago's performing arts landscape. The proceeds will go directly to Links Hall's signature artists residencies, workshops, mentorship programs, and low-barrier space rentals--the critical support systems that Chicago artists rely on.

Please join us for a dynamic night in a dynamic space, as we revel in and generate the very quality that performance gives us: Presence!

TICKETS - We invite you to choose a ticket level that feels right for you.

$1000 - Sponsorship Ticket Package

This ticket level grants host committee credit on all promotional materials, 2 tickets to the event, a public thank you at the event, 2 complimentary tickets to any Links Hall performance, acknowledgement in all Links Hall programs. If you are interested in a sponsorship package contact Mario LaMothe at

$200 - Links Legacy Ticket

$125 - Links Supporter Ticket

$75 - Links Community Ticket

$40 - Links Artist Ticket 


6:30 - 7:00 Arrival

7:00 - 8:30 Immersive Performances

8:30 - 8:45 Links Hall Spotlight

8:45 - 10:00 Dance Party


Erin Kilmurray, Spring 2023 Co-MISSION Fellow

Tre Daniels, Fall 2023 Open House

Kara Brody, Links Hall Fall 2023 Open House

Rigo Saura, Fall 2022 Co-MISSION Resident

Kevin Michael Wesson, Fall 2024 Co-MISSION Resident


Guild Row | 3130 N Rockwell St, Chicago, IL 60618


We’re in need of extra hands at PRESENCE. Help us out the night of the event and receive two tickets to any upcoming Links Hall performance as a thank you. Please email Dana Pepowski to learn more or sign up:


Amy Chavasse, Ross Jordan, SK Kerastas, Trevor Martin, Tina Post, Doreen Sayegh, Michael Tokoph, Tara Willis, Patrick Zakem

Running Time
3.5 hours
Dance Styles


Guild Row

3130 N Rockwell St
Chicago, IL 60618