Dance for Life Chicago returns August 18

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 One stage – 6 dance companies

  • The Joffrey Ballet                                             
  • Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago
  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
  • River North Chicago Dance Company
  • Luna Negra Dance Theater
  • Ron de Jesus Dance


Chicago’s Leading Dance Troupes Unite to Raise Funds for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Services on Aug. 18


the best dance Chicago has to offer as six of the city’s top dance
companies join together for one spectacular night on stage in this
Dance for Life. With electrifying and poignant choreography, Dance for Life is the Midwest’s
largest performing arts fundraiser for HIV/AIDS, having raised more
than $4 million to support care, education, and prevention in the
Chicagoland area.

This year, Dance for Life hosts two exciting, world-premiere performances by renowned choreographers Randy Duncan and Harrison McEldowney.


A silent auction and raffle will also be held.


Funds raised through Dance for Life benefit the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, the Dancers’ Fund and the Chicago Women’s AIDS Project.

WHEN:             Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012

                        5:00 p.m. – Gala Reception – Hilton Chicago Grand Ball Room (720 S. Michigan Ave.)

8:00 p.m. – Dance for Life Performance Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress Pkwy.)

*Complimentary shuttle bus service provided between the two venues.


COST:              $50-$75 (performance only)

$175-$500 (includes admission to 5:00 p.m. gala reception and premiere seating at the performance)

To purchase tickets, please call 312-431-2357 or visit

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