Chicago & Oak Park, IL Winifred Haun & Dancers will return to in person theater events and live programming for the upcoming 2021|22 Season. The Company will be presented at the Pritzker Pavilion, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Unity Temple, and others.
An excerpt of Winifred Haun's award winning 2021 dance film, "Press on, regardless" will be presented as part of Dance for Life's 30th anniversary program. Press on, regardless can be seen on August 26 at the Pritzker Pavilion. The film will be shown at the opening of this beloved, annual dance event. Admission is free.
More info can be found at chicagodancersunited.org/events.
Winifred Haun & Dancers will premiere a new group work on Oct. 1-2 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. The work, "When day comes" is choreographed by Winifred Haun, and will feature an
original sound design. Other dances on the program will include: Your nearest exit may be behind you, Bento, Finding the Light, and others.
Banks Performance Project will also show a work on the program. This engagement will also include a Master Class and a post performance VIP event. Full programming and event details will be released in late August.
Ticket link: https://winifredhaun.ticketleap.com/when-day-comes/
The Company will host a Fall Wine with Wini event on Zoom on Oct. 22, featuring an inside look at the making of "When day comes". Wine with Wini events are popular with dance audiences and they explore the ideas and motivations behind the Company's works. Wine with Wini events are free, but registration is required to receive the Zoom link.
To receive the free Zoom link for this event, sign-up here: https://forms.gle/c34fUXbvrMVj17s46
On February 26, 2022, the Company returns to Unity Temple for two shows, featuring a new staging of the acclaimed 2020 work, Light in Winter. Light in Winter features live music performed by Renee Baker's Chicago Modern Orchestra Project.
Spring 2022 events will include the annual Spring Open Rehearsal in March, and a shared concert at Hamilton Park in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, with Banks Performance Project in May. Details about our Spring 2022 season will be released in January.
Summary of events, dates and links:
Thursday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Dance for Life
Tickets are FREE
More info: chicagodancersunited.org/events
Friday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
When day comes & other dances
Tickets: $35, general admission / $24 kids ages 6 to 18
Friday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m.
Wine with Wine, featuring When day comes
FREE on Zoom
Sign-up Link: https://forms.gle/c34fUXbvrMVj17s46
Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Unity Temple Dance Series
Light in Winter: Dance & Music at Unity Temple
Ticket Info & Link: available soon
As an artist led dance organization that focuses on the creation of original, innovative dance works, both in and for local, national and international communities, Winifred Haun & Dancers continues to produce new dance works, in, for, and about our communities, even during the Pandemic. For the 2021|22 season, the small, but scrappy dance company continues to fulfill it's mission to provide dance events that illuminate and elevate diverse artists, audiences, and global themes.
More info can be found on the Company's website: www.WinifredHaun.org .
Winifred Haun & Dancers is supported in part by the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Oak Park Area Arts Council, in partnership with the Villages of Oak Park, Forest Park and River Forest, the Illinois Arts Council Agency, Wynndalco Corp., Maywood Fine Arts, and over 100 individuals.
The company is also supported by Wini's Circle, a group of dedicated onors who support the company's work with major annual gifts.