Chicago Dancers United (CDU)which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance communityannounced that its primary annual fundraiser, Dance for Life, will take place live and in person Thursday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.
For the first time in the event's history, admission for lawn viewing is free. However,
reserved seating will be available for a minimum donation of $300. Registrationwhich is required for the lawn and reserved seatingwill be available later this spring.
The following companies will participate in the 30th-anniversary performance: DanceWorks Chicago, Giordano Dance Chicago, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet, Movement Revolution Dance Crew, South Chicago Dance Theatre, and Trinity Irish Dance Company. Randy Duncan will choregraph a world-premiere finale.
Note: Chicago Dancers United will adhere to all pandemic-related protocols as required by the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois.
Dance for Life raises money for The Dancers' Fund, which provides financial support for preventive health care and critical medical needs to any member of Chicago's professional dance community.
For information, visit ChicagoDancersUnited.org .