CRYSTAL ANNIVERSARY BRUNCH: OCT 21, 2018
Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall. Photo: Courtesy of DCASE
Crystal Anniversary Brunch - Celebrating 15 Years of Chicago Dancemakers Forum
Honorary Chair, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Honorary Co-Chairs: Michelle Boone, Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim, and Roell Schmidt
Sunday, October 21, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall
78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
Chicago Dancemakers Forum celebrates 15 years of supporting bold and experimental dance in Chicago. This fundraising brunch, produced in connection with Elevate Chicago Dance 2018, honors the program's founding trio: Bonnie Brooks (formerly of The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago), Asimina Chremos (formerly of Links Hall), and Peter Taub (formerly of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago); and founding Consortium organization, Links Hall.
Honorary Chair is Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Honorary Co-Chairs are Michelle Boone of Navy Pier, Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim of Columbia College Chicago, and Roell Schmidt of Links Hall.
Chicago Dancemakers Forum invites artists, friends of dance, cultural consumers and leaders, and members of Chicago’s business community to share in the celebration. Sarah Solotoroff Mirkin (formerly of the Chicago Community Trust) and Eduardo Vilaro (Chicago Dancemakers Forum 2004 Lab Artist, and Artistic Director of Ballet Hispanico) will present the awards.
Columbia College Chicago
Ginger Farley and Bob Shapiro
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Lisa Yun Lee
This event is produced in connection with Elevate Dance Chicago 2018.
If you are interested in purchasing a table or exploring event sponsorships, please email Ginger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tables and Sponsorships:
$2,500 - $25,000
CHICAGO DANCEMAKERS FORUM 15th ANNIVERSARY STEERING COMMITTEE:
Pam Crutchfield, Yolanda Cursach, Sandy Gerding, Gail Kalver, Onye Ozuzu, Baronica Roberson*, Jennifer Roche*, Peter Taub*, Amy Wilkinson, Angel Ysaguirre*
*CDF board member
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