Dance for Life Chicago August 17th

Dance for

Empowering Chicago from Center Stage

Chicago’s Leading Dance
Troupes Unite to Raise Funds for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Services on Aug. 17

WHAT:             Experience a night of
breathtaking dance as five of Chicago’s top companies unite on a single stage during
Dance for Life, the largest
performance-based AIDS fundraising event in the Midwest.

 With passionate music
and powerful choreography, this highly anticipated event is held annually to
raise awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS care, education and prevention while
promoting the art of dance in Chicago. Since 1992 Dance for Life has raised millions of dollars to support the cause.


This year, Dance for Life hosts two exciting,
world-premiere performances by renowned choreographers Randy Duncan, Harrison
McEldowney and Jeremy Plummer as part of the evening’s eight performances.  44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney will
serve as this year’s honorary emcee.


Funds raised through
this year’s Dance for Life benefit
the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, the Dancers’ Fund and Chicago House.


WHO:               Participating Companies Include:

Dance Chicago

Dance Chicago

North Dance Chicago


Street Dance Chicago


artists Abigail Simon and Mauro Villanueva


WHEN:             Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

                        5:00 p.m. – Gala Reception – 

                                   Hilton Chicago International Ballroom (720 S. Michigan Ave.)

8:00 p.m. – Dance
for Life

Theatre (50 E. Congress Pkwy.)

shuttle bus service provided between the two venues


COST:             $50-$75 (performance only)

$200- $500 (includes
admission to 5:00 p.m. gala reception and premiere seating at the performance)

To purchase tickets,
please call 312-922-5812 or visit


WHERE:          Performance – Auditorium Theatre, 50 E.
Congress Pkwy., Chicago

Gala Reception – Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago


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Dance for Life

for Life
raises awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS care, prevention
and education, while promoting the art of dance in Chicago. Realizing that AIDS
had heavily affected the dance community, Dance
for Life was founded in 1992 as an inventive way for dancers and dance
companies, whose incomes do not normally allow for large donations, to be able
to contribute time, effort and badly needed funds for existing AIDS agencies.
Check us out online on the Dance for Life
website or on Facebook


the Dancer’s Fund

The Dancers’ Fund, a funding program of Dance for Life,
was created in 1994 as a one of a kind fund with the mission to provide
emergency financial assistance to dancers living with HIV/AIDS and has since
expanded to include any life-threatening illness. The Dancers’ Fund provides
immediate financial assistance for those facing life-threatening illness,
injury or circumstance. Designed to help qualified individuals meet their
immediate financial obligations while dealing with life-threatening conditions,
The Dancers’ Fund is available to Chicago-based, professionally trained working
dancers and those whose primary source of income is derived by serving the
dance community.