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Dance Divas return to Baton July 31 and Aug. 1
-- From a press release
2022-04-27

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Showcasing Chicago dancers in a night of music, dance, and laughter, Chicago Dancers United presents Dance Divas 2022, a party and performance Sunday, July 31 at 6 p.m. and Monday, August 1 at 7 and 9 p.m. at the Baton Show Lounge, the famed female impersonation nightclub, 4713 N. Broadway, Chicago. A VIP Champagne Reception takes place Sunday, July 31 at 4 p.m. at the Upstairs Baton Bar. All proceeds benefit The Dancers' Fund and HIV/AIDS initiatives.

Under the artistic direction of Jeremy Plummer and Harrison McEldowney, Dance Divas is a glamorous night of "high heels and high camp" featuring Chicago's leading professional male dancers impersonating the famous dancing women of stage, screen, and pop music.

"Harrison and I look forward to celebrating the Chicago dance community once again with a show by the dancers and for the dancers," said Plummer. "We showcase dancers and companies from all over Chicago for a unique night of show-stopping glitz and glamour!"

Co-chairs of Dance Divas 2022 are Kevin McGirr and Aaron Weiss.

Dance Divas 2022 takes place Sunday, July 31 at 6 p.m. and Monday, August 1 at 7 and 9 p.m. at the Baton Show Lounge, 4713 N. Broadway.

Tickets are $75 on the main floor, $50 at the bar. The VIP Champagne Reception Sunday, July 31 at 4 p.m. at the Upstairs Baton Bar is $125, which includes main floor seating.

Tickets will be available in mid-June at chicagodancersunited.org/dance-divas.

The mission of Chicago Dancers United is to foster the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community by providing financial support through The Dancers' Fund for preventive health care and critical medical needs. Anyone working in or retired from a professional capacity within Chicago's dance community—dancers, technical staff, administrators, choreographers, instructors, accompanists, and more—is eligible.

For information, visit chicagodancersunited.org/ .


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