2017 LAB ARTIST AWARDS CELEBRATION
JOIN US AT 5:30PM
THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2015
THE ARTS CLUB OF CHICAGO, 201 E. ONTARIO
5:30PM Cocktails and Performances
6:30PM Presentation and Dinner
Together we'll applaud the 2017 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artists: Brittany Harlin, Daniel “Bravemonk” Haywood, Joshua L. Ishmon, JumaaneTaylor, Rika Lin, andVictoria Bradford, as well as the accomplishments of past awardees and the creative riches of Chicago's dance communities. The Forum's Lab Artist program includes a $15,000 grant combined with a year of mentorship to support the research, development and presentation of a newly choreographed work.
The evening will begin at 5:30pm and include a dance performance/ presentation by 2016 Lab Artist Onye Ozuzu and a work created in response to the exhibition at the Arts Club by Elise Cowin and 2014 Lab Artist Ginger Krebs. There will be a cocktail reception and an awards presentation followed by a seated dinner.
Your gift will be matched one-to-one up to $50,000 by a generous anonymous challenge grant. Join us as we cross the finish line on the CDF Breakout Campaign to support the Lab Artist grants!
co-chairs: Justine Jentes, Lisa Yun Lee, Peter Taub, and Christine Watkins
committee: (in formation) Jan Bartoszek and Jeff Usow, Steve and Yayoi Everett, Michelle and Glenn Holland, Tim Donza & Christopher Barrett Politan, Ginger Farley, Frank Fishella, Roell Schmidt, Kathryn Quinn, Angel Ysaguirre
*links you to CDF's donation page with access to our giving portal at the Chicago Community Trust. Your gift to the Chicago Dancemakers Fund (a donor advised fund with The Chicago Community Foundation, a qualified 501(c)(3) public charity) is tax deductible to the fullest extent the law allows.