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| PLAY + BAUHAUS | Hedwignites 2018 Friday, March 23, 2018 6:00 pm

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The Arts Club of Chicago

201 East Ontario Street

Chicago, IL 60611

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Hedwig Dances, the esteemed Chicago-based contemporary dance ensemble under the artistic direction of founder Jan Bartoszek, presents Play+Bauhaus | Hedwignites 2018, a festive benefit gala to support the company’s accomplishments and endeavors, Friday, March 23, from 6 -10pm in the elegant and sophisticated setting of The Arts Club of Chicago. This evening's event will be staged in the playful spirit of Bauhaus, as will the evening's dance presentation, excerpted from FUTURA, the company's latest work in formation. An exciting new highlight in the evening's proceeding is the inaugural presentation of the Hedwig Dance Awards.

Meet and Mingle with our Inaugural Hedwig Dance Award Recipients plus Hedwig Dances’ Artistic and Administrative Leadership, Dancers and Designers. Be the first to learn about Hedwig Dances' exciting plans for 2018 and beyond.

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6:00 PM - Cocktail Reception with Globally-Inspired Delicacies. Occurs in tandem with the Raffle/Silent Auction

7:00 PM - Dinner followed by

Inaugural presentation of the Hedwig Dance Awards to distinguished individuals in the field of dance.

Tonight's awards go to:

  • Laura Molzahn, Dance writer and Critic, Chicago Tribune, for Dance Advocacy
  • Jackie Radis, Co-founder and Director, MoMing Dance & Arts Center, for Dance Legacy
  • Ginger Farley, Executive Director, Chicago Dancemakers Forum, for Dance Leadership

The Hedwig Award was established to honor members of the dance community for their significant contributions to contemporary dance. The efforts of transformational leaders, artists, critics, mentors, and funders who create, illuminate, and nourish contemporary dance have created a vibrant space for companies like Hedwig Dances to grow and succeed. In a spirit of gratitude for their many contributions to contemporary dance, Hedwig Dances will continue to recognize and celebrate these often unsung heroes, beginning this evening.

Champagne Toast

Live Auction and Paddle Raise led by Auctioneer John Walker of the John Toomey Gallery

9:00 pm Exclusive Preview of Hedwig Dances’ work Futura

Dessert & Coffee

Salsa Lesson from our Dancers

Festive Business Attire

Valet Parking Available at the Door

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