As the vital service organization for dance in Chicago, See Chicago Dance holds an annual Gala to celebrate Chicago’s dance community and those invaluable to it. The 2018 See Chicago Dance Gala will take place on Tuesday, September 25 at City Winery!

Join the Celebration for our Annual Awards ceremony honoring luminaries in the Chicago Dance Field. 2018 Awardees include:

Angelique Power, Distinguished Service to the Dance Field Award

​The Distinguished Service to the Dance Field Award recognizes outstanding philanthropic leadership, honoring someone who has made tremendous contributions to the health and vibrancy of the Chicago dance sector.

Shirley Mordine, Legacy Award

The Legacy Award pays tribute to an individual’s artistic leadership and their momentous impact in the Chicago dance community.

LEARN MORE about the 2018 awardees


Tuesday, September 25, 2018
6 - 10pm | City Winery

1200 W. Randolph Street, Chicago

Evening includes cocktails, live music, a seated dinner, and an unforgettable Award ceremony at a spectacular venue. 

Gala tables for 10 people are $2,500 and are available HERE. If you would prefer to mail your payment, please complete the Table Purchase Commitment Form and send it to our office (address on form) to reserve your table.
Individual tickets will go on sale in early August.
For information on tables, tickets and other sponsorship opportunities call 312.846.6357 or email

Previous awardees have included:

  • Pamela Crutchfield (2017 Distinguished Service to the Dance Field Award)
  • Dame Libby Komaiko (2017 Inaugural Legacy Award)
  • Richard Driehaus  (2016 Distinguished Service to the Dance Field Award)
  • Sarah Solotaroff Mirkin (2015 Inaugural Distinguished Service to the Dance Field Award)